Bookmaker Company Licence - Australian Capital Territory


You will need this licence if you intend to form a bookmaker company. Bookmakers operate at race meetings, in approved auditoriums or betting premises during pre-determined hours to offer bets on racing events.

The licence permits your company to take bets face to face, by recorded phone calls and the internet.

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 licence:

  • your company must be a registered company under commonwealth legislation
  • you must lodge a bookmaker company financial statement
  • you must submit the application form and pay the required fees
  • each director must be a fit and proper person for the purpose of the licence
  • each director, shareholder and person concerned in the management of the company must be at least 21 years of age
  • each director must hold an individual bookmaker licence.

Further restrictions apply to directors with interests in other businesses.


Must Have

Bookmaker Licence


As specified


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Act(s) name

Racing Act 1999 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

ACT Local Rules of Racing Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Racing NSW

Contact details

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