ANZAC Day Race Meeting Approval - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to hold a race on ANZAC Day, which is commemorated on the 25th April each year. No race or other event or any sports is allowed to commence before 1pm in the afternoon on that day.

Races covered include greyhound racing, harness racing, and thoroughbred racing.

All of the net profit generated by races on ANZAC Day must be paid to the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this approval you must submit an appropriate form and be appropriately authorised to hold a race meeting.

Ongoing requirements

You will need to provide a report of income and expenditure and details of any donations after the event, including details of where the profit was paid, or where the donation was paid. This is to be done within two months after the holding of the sports.



There is no application fee, but all profits are to be donated to the Anzac Day Proceeds Fund.



ANZAC Day Race Meeting Approval Application - Please contact the responsible agency for application forms and registration details.



Please lodge your form directly with the Agency.

Administering agency

Racing Victoria

Act(s) name

Racing Act 1958 (Victoria)

ANZAC Day Act 1958 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Officer
Racing Victoria

Operating address:
400 Epsom Road
Flemington, Victoria 3031


03 9258 4258


1300 139 401


03 9258 4326

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