About Us


The ACT Gambling and Racing Commission (the Commission) is an independent body established under section 5 of the Gambling and Racing Control Act 1999. The Act provides for the continued administration of certain Acts relating to gambling and racing and establishes the powers, functions and activities of the Commission.

The functions of the Commission include:

The Commission performs its functions in a way that best promotes the public interest, and in particular, as far as practicable:

Vision and Values of the Commission

The vision of the Commission is to create an environment in which key stakeholders have the highest degree of confidence in the integrity of the Territory’s approved gaming and wagering industries, and to minimise the harm caused by problem gambling.
The Commission’s values are: