Permit to Conduct an Art Union (Raffle or Lottery) - New South Wales


You will require this permit 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 permit, 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.




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 Games of Chance Application Form - Art Union - PDF

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Fact Sheet - Art Unions - PDF (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901 NSW

Regulation(s) name

Lotteries and Art Unions Regulation 2014 NSW

Approval time

Applications will generally be assessed within 28 days.

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.

Trade Promotions and Lotteries

Liquor and Gaming NSW

Department of Industry

Operating address: Level 6
323 Castlereagh Street
Haymarket, New South Wales 2000
Operating address: GPO BOX 7060
Sydney, New South Wales 2001
Phone: 1300 024 720