Approval for Gaming Premises - Western Australia


You will need this approval if you intend to operate gaming premises. This applies to holding any games of chance to win money (or other winnings) such as bingo, poker or gaming machines. This approval may be granted for any of the following:

  • a specific function or event
  • a reoccurring function or event
  • a function or event of a continuing nature.

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 at least 18 years old
  • have the consent of the owner of the premises.


Up to 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Fees for 2023-24:

  • a specific function - $24.50
  • functions from time to time - $83.00
  • continuing approval (up to 5 years) - $83.00


Act(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Gaming and Wagering Commission Regulations 1988 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Racing, Gaming and Liquor

Contact details

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