Casino licence - Queensland


You will need this licence if you intend to establish and operate a casino in Queensland.

Obtaining a casino licence in Queensland is a complex process, with the Queensland Government calling for expressions of interest.

A comprehensive brief to applicants document is then issued to interested parties that requires the submissions of information on the organisation intending to establish the casino. After the government has selected a preferred applicant, negotiations will begin with completion of the casino complex.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a person of good repute, having regard to character, honesty and integrity
  • have sound and stable financial background
  • have satisfactory ownership, trust or corporate structure (partnership/companies)
  • have sufficient business ability to establish and maintain a successful hotel-casino complex
  • be a suitable person to hold the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please contact the administering agency for information on fees to be submitted.


Approval time

The awarding of the licence generally takes some years to finalise.

Administering agency

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Licensing Division

Contact details

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