L&GNSW sits within the NSW Department of Industry and is responsible for the regulation of liquor, gambling, and registered clubs in NSW.
We take an innovative and agile approach to regulation, to foster vibrant, responsible and sustainable liquor and gaming industry development, balanced with minimising risk of alcohol-related and gambling harm in line with community expectations.
We work hard to:
Read more about our approach: Strategic Plan (PDF 2.0 MB)
Formed on 1 February 2016 we took on most of the responsibilities performed by two former agencies, the Office of Liquor, Gaming & Racing and the Independent, Liquor & Gaming Authority (ILGA).
The Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority Board was retained as an independent statutory decision maker to deal with higher risk and more contentious licensing decisions, as well as maintain its merits review and disciplinary functions.