ANZAC Day Race Meeting Approval - Victoria


You will need approval if you intend to hold a race meeting on ANZAC Day (25 April). No race, event or any sports are allowed to commence before 1:00 PM on that day without prior approval.

Restrictions apply to greyhound, harness and thoroughbred racing and race meetings. 

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 will need to also be appropriately authorised to hold the race meeting in question.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You may 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. You will need to pay any net profit generated on ANZAC Day to the ANZAC Day Proceeds Fund.


Act(s) name

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.