Approval to Conduct a Boxing Contest - Australian Capital Territory


You will require this approval if you intend to conduct fist boxing or kickboxing contests. The approval covers both amateur and professional contests however there are different requirements for contestants to engage in fights.

Please use the contact details below to find out 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 approval:

  • The proposed venue must be suitable;
  • The contest must be in the public interest; and
  • You must be able to meet contractual obligations.

All boxing officials that will be involved in the contest must be registered under New South Wales legislation. Male professional boxers must also be registered under New South Wales Legislation while female professional boxers must be approved by the Minister. All contestants in amateur boxing contests must be a member of Boxing Australia or an affiliated body.

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


Valid for the duration of each contest.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Amateur boxing contests: $31.10

Apply Application

Professional boxing contests: $124.50.


Task Resources
Apply Application for Approval to Promote or Conduct Boxing Contest - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Economic Development

Arts, Business, Events, Sport and Tourism Division

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Sport and Recreation Services

Operating address: Canberra Nara Centre
Corner Constitution Avenue and London Circuit
Australian Capital Territory 2601
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 62070022
Fax: 02 62072071