Gaming machine licence - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence to operate gaming machines in Queensland.

If your licence is deemed to have a significant community impact, it must be publicly advertised.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must be either the holder of or an applicant for one of the following liquor licences:

  • commercial hotel liquor licence
  • community club liquor licence
  • subsidiary operator under a commercial special facility licensee
  • prescribed liquor licence.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

If your liquor licence is cancelled, your gaming licence will be automatically cancelled. If this occurs, gaming activities must cease. Your licensed monitoring operator will be advised to disable all gaming machines. All hotel operating authorities or club entitlements will be forfeited to the state, with no compensation payable. If this occurs, licensees have to re-apply for a gaming licence and purchase new operating authorities or entitlements at market rates.

Duration

Five years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

View the current gaming licence fees and charges.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Form 5: Personal details schedule/personal probity form - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Application to store gaming machines - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 3B: Club details for a category 2 gaming machine licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 3G: Application for a replacement premises by a category 1 (hotel) gaming machine licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 20B: Affidavit for gaming machine licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 68: Nomination of gaming nominee - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 7B: Application to relocate gaming machine area - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 3C: Company details for a category 1 gaming machine licence (hotel) - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 3: Application for a gaming machine licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
Apply All Form 7: Application to increase approved number of gaming machines - PDF (Opens in new window)
Cancel All Form 12: Surrender notification of a gaming machine licence - PDF (Opens in new window)
General All Credit card payment authority form - PDF (Opens in new window)
Transfer All Form 77: Application for a permanent transfer of gaming machine entitlements between clubs - PDF (Opens in new window)
Transfer All Form 78: Application for a temporary transfer of gaming machine entitlements between clubs - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Form 11: Change to executive officer or secretary of a body corporate - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Form 7A: Application to decrease the approved number of gaming machines - PDF (Opens in new window)
Vary All Form 3D: Application for an additional premises by a category 2 (club) licensee - PDF (Opens in new window)

Application process

Apply

All applicants must submit the following to the Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (OLGR):

  • Form 3: Application for a gaming machine licence
  • required attachments
  • prescribed fee.

You must also provide the following, depending on whether you are applying as a body corporate (hotel, club) or individual licensee.

If you are applying as a body corporate (e.g. hotel or club), you must also complete one of the following options:

  • Form 3B: Club details for a category 2 gaming machine licence  
  • Form 3C: Company details for a category 1 gaming machine licence (hotel).

If you are applying as an individual licensee, you must also complete the following options:

  •  Form 3A: Individual details for a category 1 gaming machine licence (hotel).

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Licensing Division

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation

Department of Justice and Attorney-General

Queensland
Operating address: 63 George Street
Brisbane City, Queensland 4000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 180
City East, Queensland 4002
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3738 8531
Email: OLGRlicensing@justice.qld.gov.au