A major lottery licence is required by associations wishing to conduct a fundraiser lottery in which the total prize value exceeds $5,000.
If the total prize value is $5,000 or less no licence is required. However the lottery must be conducted in accordance with the minor lottery conditions.
All money received from the conduct of a major lottery must be placed into a bank account operated by the association. Accurate accounts of all income and expenditure must also be kept separate, and accounts must be audited by a qualified auditor.
Within one month of the expiry of the licence period, the licensee must furnish the Minister with a financial statement.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Only associations can conduct major lotteries. A major lottery may only be conducted to raise funds for an approved purpose.
For the period of the lottery.
$7.95 application fee.
Credit card, cheque, money order or cash.
If the association is applying for a licence for the first time, they must provide a copy of the association's constitution, names and addresses of the management committee and the number of current financial members.
Consumer and Business Services
Lottery & Gaming Act 1936 (South Australia)
Lottery & Gaming Regulations 2008 (South Australia)
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