Gambling signage that must be displayed by law

Under the Gaming Machine Act 1991 and the Casino Control Act 1982, there are signs that must be displayed in gaming machine venues and casinos and locations in which these must be shown. Penalties exist for not complying with these requirements. The value of each penalty unit is $130.55 (current from 1 July 2018).

VenueLegally required gaming signageLocationPenalty for non-compliance
Gaming machine Gaming machine licence Display in a conspicuous position on the licensed premises $5,222
  Name of the gaming nominee Display in a conspicuous position and in a way that is legible from a reasonable distance $5,222
 Rules ancillary to gaming Display in a conspicuous position in each gaming machine area on the licensed premises, so that it is clearly legible from a reasonable distance $5,222
  Signs advertising the services available to assist problem gamblers.
 
i.e. Gambling Help service phone numbers and self-exclusion information*
Display in a conspicuous position at each place where gaming tokens or centralised credit transactions are carried out, including ATMs $2,611
Casino Information about gaming rules, wagers, payout odds for a wager Display in a conspicuous position at each place where gaming tokens or centralised credit transactions are carried out, including ATMs $2,611

*See 'Downloadable gambling signs and materials' in this guide.

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Contact

General enquiries 13 QGOV (13 74 68)

  • Licence and permit enquiries

OLGRlicensing@justice.qld.gov.au

  • Gaming compliance enquiries

gamingcompliance@justice.qld.gov.au

  • Liquor compliance enquiries

liquorcompliance@justice.qld.gov.au

  • Media enquiries (07) 3872 0920

OLGRMedia@justice.qld.gov.au