Declared Betting Event Authority - New South Wales


You will require this authorisation if intend to take bets on any declared betting events. A declared betting event is a sporting event (other than horse racing, harness racing or greyhound racing) or other event, or class of sporting or other events (such as golf, the Olympic Games, football, or test matches). Please refer to the attached document for a current list of declared events.

Your authority will be subject to conditions and will vary depending on the type of approval.

Please refer to the Bookmaker Declared Betting Events Betting Rules or 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, you must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a licensed bookmaker
  • submit the required forms
  • may any prescribed fees.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Declared Betting Event Authority - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Betting and Racing Act 1998 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Industry

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Contact details

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

General Enquiries

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Department of Industry

Operating address: Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 024 720
Website: Liquor and Gaming NSW (Opens in new window)