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Perth Casino Royal Commission

Owning Institution:

On 5 March 2021, the Honourable Neville Owen (AO), the Honourable Lindy Jenkins and Mr Colin Murphy (PSM), were appointed Royal Commissioners to inquire into the suitability of Crown Perth to continue holding a casino gaming licence pursuant to the Terms of Reference.

The Commissioners examined Western Australia's regulatory framework, including any actual or perceived conflicts of interest by officers involved in casino regulation, and any matters that might enhance the Gaming and Wagering Commission's future capability and effectiveness. The Commission delivered its final report to the Government of Western Australia on 4 March 2022. The report was tabled in State Parliament on 24 March 2022.


Perth Casino Royal Commission: final report

The Perth Casino Royal Commission's final report finds that Crown Resorts are unfit to operate the casino in Perth. However, the Commission stopped short of calling for Crown to be stripped of its licence, saying the operators should undertake remediation work to become 'suitable', and...
Discussion paper

Perth Casino Royal Commission: discussion paper on the regulatory framework

The Perth Casino Royal Commission is required to report on any policy, legislative, administrative or structural reforms or changes which might enhance the existing regulatory framework. The purpose of this discussion paper is to explore the changes which might form a recommendation in respect of...

Perth Casino Royal Commission: interim report on the regulatory framework

This is the first time since the granting of the Perth Casino licence in 1985 that there has been an inquiry into the casino's regulation. This inquiry is an important step in the process which will ensure that casino regulation in Western Australia is of...