Approval as a Sports Controlling Body - New South Wales


You will require this approval if you intend to act as a sports controlling body. A sports controlling body is responsible for the regulation of any betting conducted on sporting events within its control, including the:

  • implementation of integrity agreements with licensed bookmakers intending to offer betting on those sporting events
  • determination of whether those sporting events should be prescribed as declared betting events
  • prohibition of the placement of certain types of bet on those sporting events.

Please note that there can be only one sports controlling body for any particular class of sporting event.

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

Please consult the Contact Officer for information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount
Apply Application All $2600.00


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Approval as a Sports Controlling Body - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Betting and Racing Act 1998 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Betting and Racing Regulation 2012 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

Office of Racing

Contact details

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


Office of Racing

Department of Industry

Operating address: MLC Centre
Level 48
19 Martin Place
Sydney, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: General Post Office Box 5477
Sydney, New South Wales
Phone: 02 9338 6600
Website: Office of Racing (Opens in new window)