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Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999 – 1 July 2014

Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Regulation 1999 – 1 July 2015

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An association, a group of 4 people, may conduct general gaming (such as bingo, lucky envelopes), subject to some restrictions. To run a bingo centre or a game with significant gross proceeds, the association may need to be an incorporated association. Minors are excluded from gaming if the prize is liquor or a gaming product.

  • Sections 7, 10, 11, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 29, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 43, 110; Regulations 2B, 5, 19

A person may conduct a game which promotes goods or services without restriction.

  • Sections 13, 17, 21; Regulation 19

The game two-up may be conducted by an RSL or Services Club on Anzac day.

  • Sections 5, 178, 179; Schedule 2
Reason for law

To regulate gaming conducted to raise funds for charitable and non-profit purposes. (Long title to Act)

Relevant links

Gaming [Queensland Government]


Section 63 refers to censuring. The word ‘censure’ is not commonly understood by members of the public.



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