Interactive Gambling Industry Code of Practice - Australian Government


You will be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate as an internet service provider offering online gaming or gambling services.

Interactive gambling services are prohibited in Australia, except for certain excluded wagering, gaming and lottery services. The code provides procedures to be followed by internet service providers in relation to internet gambling content hosted outside Australia. The code also prohibits you from advertising the services of an interactive gambling service.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be needed.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Interactive Gambling Act 2001 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Interactive Gambling Regulations 2001 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Content, Consumer and Citizen

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Enquiries, Licensing

Content, Consumer and Citizen

Australian Communications and Media Authority

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications

Operating address: Red Building, Benjamin Offices
Chan Street
Australian Capital Territory 2617
Mailing address: PO BOX 78
Belconnen, Australian Capital Territory 2616
Phone: 1300 850 115
Phone: 02 6219 5555
Fax: 02 6219 5353