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Report

Review of The Star Pty Ltd

The Bell Review was established to assess The Star’s suitability to hold a casino licence and to examine compliance with its legal obligations. The review was activated under sections 30 and 143 of the Casino Control Act 1992 and began in November 2021. The report...
Report

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...
Report

Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence: report

This Royal Commission was established following the findings of the Bergin Inquiry. The Commission has found that Crown is unsuitable to hold a casino licence on the basis that it has engaged in conduct that is “illegal, dishonest, unethical and exploitative”.
Report

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...
Report

Report of the Inquiry under section 143 of the Casino Control Act 1992 (NSW)

The findings from this inquiry have cast real doubt upon Crown Resorts' suitability to hold a gaming licence in New South Wales. It remains to be seen how the Victorian and Western Australian governments will react, given that Crown currently operates casinos in both states.
Report

Junket tour operations in Australia

This report outlines an assessment of the money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) risks associated with the junket tour operations sector. The report has been prepared to assist casinos to identify, mitigate and manage risks.
Report

Follow up of regulating gambling and liquor

The objective of this follow up audit was to assess whether the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) has taken the action it said it would in response to the 13 recommendations the Victorian Auditor-General made to it in 2017.
Report

Regulating gambling and liquor

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) was established in 2012 by bringing together the functions and resources of two predecessor regulators. The aim was to create a modern world-class regulator—one that would apply an integrated and risk-based approach to regulation in order...
Audio interview

WA Premier blocks push for more electronic gaming machines

The West Australian Premier has been forced to quash suggestions the government is planning to allow the TAB to install electronic gaming machines. The idea had been floated by the state's Racing Minister as part of negotiations over the sale of the government-owned betting agency...
Report

Responsible gambling and casinos

Explores the relationship between casinos and local gamblers, the regulatory environment and the effect of promotional and responsible gambling initiatives.
Report

Destination gaming: evaluating the benefits for Victoria

Destination gaming is an emerging concept that does not have a specific recognised meaning. It involves a reconfiguration of supply to fewer, but larger gaming venues. This would mean removing gaming operations from existing venues in an area and establishing large destination gaming venues, either...