GMT increase approved
The Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (Authority) has approved the application under section 34 of the Gaming Machines Act 2001 (Act) for a gaming machine threshold increase of 10 (from 30 to 40) for Grandviews Bowling Club, Peakhurst, LIQC300227499.
The Authority has approved under section 36 of the Act the associated Local Impact Assessment (LIA), subject to the following conditions:
All gaming machine entitlements transferred to the Club as a result of the approval of this gaming machine threshold increase application must be transferred from clubs located in Band 2 or Band 3 metropolitan Local Government Areas (LGAs)
By 31 August 2016 the Club must provide evidence to the Authority that it has made a payment of $53,000 as LIA contributions, to the following organisations:• $45,000 to 3Bridges Community Limited for its Early Years Support Service.• $8,000 to Lugarno Football Club.
The LIA Contributions must be additional to any contributions provided by the Club under the ClubGRANTS community support.
The Club must maintain the level of ClubGRANTS community support provided in the tax year ending 31 August 2015, proportional to gaming machine profits of the Club, in each club tax year during which the LIA contributions are made.
The increase must be utilised within a 2 year period. Any unused portion will lapse at the end of that 2 year period.