Liquor and Gaming NSW > Gaming & Wagering

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​Competitions

Responsibility for games of chance, trade promotions lotteries and art unions has been transferred from Liquor & Gaming NSW to NSW Fair Trading.

If you wish to run a game of chance that requires a permit, a trade promotion lottery or art union lottery, visit the NSW Fair Trading website

If you have any questions about competitions, games of chance or permits please contact NSW Fair Trading on 13 32 20.

Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901 and the Lotteries and Art Unions Regulation 2014

In NSW, competitions and games of chance are regulated through the Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901 (the Act) and the Lotteries and Art Unions Regulation 2014 (Regulation).

On 1 January 2018, the administration of the Act and Regulation transferred from Liquor and Gaming NSW to NSW Fair Trading. NSW Fair Trading is now responsible for regulating the conduct of competitions and games of chance (including processing applications for permits) in NSW.

Charitable fundraising

NSW Fair Trading took over responsibility for administering the Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 on 1 July 2015. The Act outlines how an organisation can legally conduct charitable fundraising activities.

If you have any questions about charitable fundraising please contact NSW Fair Trading on 13 32 20.


​Relat​ed links

NSW Fair Trading website