Online gambling is allowed in Australia. However, domestic websites are prohibited from receiving Australian players according to Australian law, though foreign sites are not under obligation to follow this law.
According to the Australian law, the legal minimum age to participate in gambling activities either online or land-based gambling site in Australia is 18.
Although the Commonwealth law oversees Australia’s gaming industry as a whole, much of the regulation has been assigned to the states and territories. These include the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation; the Northern Territory's Licensing Commission; and the Australian Capital Territory's Gambling and Racing Commission; the South Australia's Independent Gambling Authority; the New South Wales Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.
A number of strong gambling platform brands are popular with Australians. In comparison with other countries, Australia rates a very high 4.5 out of a possible 5. It’s liberal gaming laws, popular venues and tax-free status when it comes to gambling makes it a perfect place to wager on casino games, cards and sports events.