A range of policies and guidelines contribute to the State's economic efficiency and the wellbeing of all Victorians.
Victorian Government departments and agencies charge fees for services and regulatory purposes, including licensing and registering certain activities, and fines for improper conduct and to discourage unlawful behaviour.
Victoria applies the principles of the National Competition Policy (NCP).
Victorian gaming machines are regulated under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003. Under the Act, venue operators who hold gaming machine entitlements are required to pay a supervision charge to recover the costs of regulating gaming.
Victoria aims to have the most efficient regulatory system in Australia. The time spent and costs incurred by business and the community dealing with excessive regulatory requirements is an unacceptable burden.