The ACT Gambling and Racing 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.

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Latest News

Gambling online: what services are legal?


If you choose to gamble online, be aware that not all online gambling services are provided legally to Australians - find out more on the ACMA website.

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Support for smaller clubs


We are pleased to offer more support to Canberra's small and medium clubs.

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Pathway to 4000 Gaming Machines


On 23 August 2018 the ACT Government tabled the Pathway to reduce the number of gaming machine authorisations in the ACT to 4,000 by 2020.

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Is gambling causing harm in your life?

Canberrans who reported losing $40 per week or more on gaming machines have a higher risk of gambling harm.

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ACT Gambling Counselling & Support Service

1800 858 858