Special Employee or Technician Licence - Gaming - Tasmania


You will need a special employee licence if you are an employee of a gaming establishment and intend to:

  • work in a casino and are involved in table games, cash desk, table drop boxes, surveillance operations or work associated with chips
  • work for a keno operator or monitoring operator and administer games of keno or undertake keno monitoring functions
  • work for the wagering operator (Tabcorp) and administer a gaming activity, develop gaming activity policy, operate wagering systems or manage fraud and integrity functions.

You will need a technician licence if you intend to install, maintain or repair gaming equipment, or undertake software / hardware development.

An employee of a gaming establishment can conduct the following activities without a special employee or technician licence:

  • selling keno tickets
  • undertaking gaming machine payouts
  • making minor adjustments to gaming machines
  • undertaking some security functions in casinos.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • undergo a probity investigation
  • provide four recent passport photographs signed by an acceptable witness
  • supply any relevant competency certificates.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $234.96

Fees for 2023-24

General Duplicate Certificate All $35.60

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All $234.96

Fees for 2023-24


Approval time

30 business days

Administering agency

Department of Treasury and Finance

Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission

Contact details

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