Registration as a Combat Sport Industry Participant - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this registration if you intend to be involved in the professional combat sports industry in Western Australia. A combat sport includes boxing, and any other martial art, sport or activity where the objective is to strike, kick, hit or grapple with another participant.

Your registration will specify the class of activities you are authorised to take part in. The classes of activities covered by this registration include:

  • promoter
  • matchmaker
  • manager
  • trainers
  • referee;
  • judge; and
  • timekeeper.

If you are registered or licensed in another State, Territory or country, in one of the above classes, you may be taken to be registered for the purposes of participating in a contest in Western Australia.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 registration you must:

  • Be a fit and proper person;
  • Understand your legal duties as an industry participant;
  • Complete the required forms with all the requested information; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


3 years.


30 June.



Promoter: $330; Matchmaker / Manager: $165; Trainer: $82.50; Referee: $100;

Judge / Timekeeper: $80.

Approval time

Up to 1 month.

Administering agency

Department of Sport and Recreation
Combat Sports Commission

Act(s) name

Combat Sports Act 1987 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Combat Sports Regulations 2004 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Executive Officer
Department of Sport and Recreation
Combat Sports Commission

Operating address:
246 Vincent Street
Western Australia 6007
Mailing address:
PO BOX 329
Leederville, Western Australia 6903


08 9492 9700


08 9492 9711

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