Charitable Gaming - Approval to Conduct a Game - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will require this approval if you operate a charitable organisation and you intend to hold fundraising gaming nights. This includes but is not limited to:

  • Baccarat;
  • Blackjack;
  • Craps;
  • A lottery that is not approved; and
  • A pool betting competition.

You will not require this approval if you intend on conducting games of:

  • Backgammon;
  • Chess;
  • Bridge; or
  • Scrabble.

A charitable organisation is an association, society, institution or body carried on for a religious, educational, benevolent or charitable purpose, other than one carried on for the purpose of securing pecuniary benefits to its members. Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

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:

  • Be a suitable applicant and 18 years or over;
  • Have a charitable organisation that is considered suitable;
  • Not have been convicted or found guilty of an offence that contravenes the relevant legislation within 5 years prior to making your application;
  • Comply with other specified requirements; and
  • Pay the relevant fees.

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

Duration

No longer than 12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $54.00

Other resources

Act(s) name

Unlawful Gambling Act 2009 ACT

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.

Enquiries, Licensing and Regulation

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

Mailing address: ACT Gambling & Racing Commission
GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 0359
Fax: 02 6207 7372
Email: grc.licensing@act.gov.au