ANZAC Day Race Meeting Approval - Victoria


You will need this approval to hold a race on ANZAC Day, which is commemorated on the 25th April each year. No race or other event or any sports is allowed to commence before 1pm in the afternoon on that day.

Races covered include greyhound racing, harness racing, and thoroughbred racing.

All of the net profit generated by races on ANZAC Day must be paid to the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.

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 you must submit an appropriate form and be appropriately authorised to hold a race meeting.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to provide a report of income and expenditure and details of any donations after the event, including details of where the profit was paid, or where the donation was paid. This is to be done within two months after the holding of the sports.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

There is no application fee, but all profits are to be donated to the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.


Act(s) name

ANZAC Day Act 1958 Victoria

Racing Act 1958 Victoria

Administering agency

Racing Victoria

Contact details

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