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


You will need to be approved as a racing organisation if you intend to hold any horse or pony races for a stake or prize or for the purpose of betting.

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.

You will also need to supply the agency with a copy of the rules under which the race is proposed. To grant this approval, the agency must be satisfied that the rules you have provided are suitable.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All Please contact the agency for more information.


Act(s) name

Racing Restriction Act 2003 Western Australia

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.