Regulation for the National Consumer Protection Framework for online wagering

The National Framework provides – for the first time – strong, nationally consistent protections for consumers of Australian interactive wagering services.

It consists of 10 measures to empower individuals, and ensure the harm from online wagering is minimised. The measures will provide people with easy-to-use tools and information to better control their gambling from a voluntary opt-out pre-commitment scheme through to a national self-exclusion register.

The measures of the National Framework are being implemented over 18 months (from November 2018) through a mix of Commonwealth, state and territory regulatory frameworks.

Further information about gambling regulation in each Australian state and territory (such as relevant codes of practice and legislation) can be found at the website links in the table below.

Regulation for the National Framework – state and territory website links
Jurisdiction Website link

Australian Capital Territory

Gambling and Racing Control (Code of Practice)

New South Wales

Betting and Racing Act 1998

Totalizator Act 1997

Northern Territory

NT Code of Practice for Responsible Online Gambling 2019


Wagering licensing

South Australia

Gambling codes of practice


Liquor and Gaming - Gambling


Online and telephone gambling restrictions
Ministerial order [PDF 518 KB]

Western Australia

Gaming and Wagering Commission Regulations

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