Authority to Conduct an Art Union - New South Wales


You will require this authority if you intend to conduct a raffle or lottery (an art union) to raise funds for a non-profit organisation. An art union is a lottery (for instance, a raffle) where the total value of prizes exceeds $30,000. Prizes are distributed by a draw of tickets or marbles from a barrel or other receptacle, or by an electronic device.

A non-profit organisation is a body of persons which is not formed for private gain (for example, charities, sporting clubs, social clubs, registered clubs, political parties, trade unions and incorporated associations).

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

To be eligible for this authority, you must:

  • be 18 years of age or over
  • submit the application form and all required information
  • comply with the information described in the attached document.

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


One, three or five years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.


Task Business Structure Resources
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Act(s) name

Community Gaming Act 2018 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Community Gaming Regulation 2020 New South Wales

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

Administering agency

Department of Customer Service

NSW Fair Trading

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Lottery Enquiries

NSW Fair Trading

Department of Customer Service

Mailing address: PO BOX 972
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 13 32 20
Website: NSW Fair Trading (Opens in new window)

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