The Local Impact Assessment (LIA) submissions are split into Class 1 and Class 2 depending on which Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2) your venue is located in and the requested increase to your Gaming Machine Threshold (GMT).
You do not need to submit an LIA with your GMT application if:
If you do need to submit an LIA, follow these 2 steps:Step 1 – Find out which SA2 band your venue is in.Step 2 – Find out which LIA you need to complete.
Each SA2 is assigned a score with a weighting of:
All SA2s in NSW are then ranked into Band 1, Band 2, Band 3 according with the:
Find out the Band your venue's SA2 is in by using the interactive find my LIA band map.
Now find out if you need to complete a Class 1 LIA or a Class 2 LIA.
You must complete a Class 1 LIA if:
You must show that the proposed increase in the GMT will have a positive contribution towards the local community. The FS3115 Class 1 LIA fact sheet (PDF, 233 KB) and GL4014 Local Impact Assessment Guidelines (PDF, 435MB) has the information you need to complete a Class 1 LIA.
You must complete a Class 2 LIA if:
You must show that the proposed increase in the GMT will have an overall positive impact on the local community. The FS3105 Class 2 LIA fact sheet (PDF, 494 KB) has the information you need to complete a Class 2 LIA.
FS3138 LIA process fact sheet (PDF, 217KB)
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