Approval as an Approved Racing Organisation (ARO) - Western Australia


You need approval to hold any horse or pony races for the purpose of betting.

This approval may be issued with conditions attached. It does not cover the holding of a thoroughbred horse or a harness race.

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:

  • be a body corporate
  • have the capacity to hold horse or pony races for a stake, prize or betting purposes.


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.


Act(s) name

Racing Restriction Act 2003 Western Australia

Application process


You must provide with your application:

  • a copy of the rules under which you propose to hold races
  • details of the kinds of races to be held
  • details of the racecourse, or racecourses where races are to be held
  • any other information requested for the purposes of a proper consideration of the application.

Administering agency

Racing and Wagering Western Australia

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:

Licensing and Registration

Racing and Wagering Western Australia

Racing and Wagering Western Australia

Western Australia
Operating address: 14 Hasler Road
Osborne Park, Western Australia 6017
Phone: 08 9445 5558
Fax: 08 6314 4792
Website: Racing and Wagering Western Australia (Opens in new window)