Approval to Conduct a Lottery - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to apply for this approval if you intend to hold a lottery in the Australian Capital Territory. There are a wide range of lottery-type activities that need approval, including:

  • trade promotion lotteries
  • raffles
  • housie
  • calcuttas
  • card jackpot raffles
  • lucky envelope raffle.

A lottery is an arrangement where prizes are drawn, thrown or competed for by lot, dice or any other mode of chance. There are exemptions from needing approval if the total prize value does not exceed a certain amount.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Fee information is in the attached fee resource.


Act(s) name

Lotteries Act 1964 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Supporting information