Racing applications

Renewing and applying for licenses and certificates, including fees and charges.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges are subject to change on 1 January each year.

Fees and charges

Racing and Wagering WA

In accordance with sections 14 and 24 of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia Act 2003, RWWA directors and key employees must be issued a licence from the Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia.

Application for Racing and Wagering Western Australia - director and key employees

Bookmakers Licence

Lodgement guides for an application for a Bookmaker's Licence and completing the personal particulars form.

Bookmaker's Licence Personal particulars form

Additional Bookmaker Endorsements

Telephone, Internet and Computer betting

Lodgement guides and requirements for conducting telephone, internet or computer betting.

Telephone betting Internet betting Computerised betting

Bookmakers Licence - Person in a position of authority

Lodgement guide to approve a new person or company in a body corporate holding a Bookmaker's Licence.

Person in a position of authority Personal particulars form

Bookmaker's Manager Licence

Lodgement guide for an application for a Bookmaker's Manager Licence.

Bookmaker's Manager Licence Personal particulars form

Bookmaker's Employee Licence

Lodgement guide for an application for a Bookmaker's Employee Licence.

Bookmaker's Employee Licence 

Designated sporting event

Application lodgement guide for requesting an event to be designated as a sporting event.

Designated sporting event

Publish or use WA Race Fields

Offshore wagering operators are required to get approval to publish/use WA race fields.  Further information and application requirements are obtained in the WA Race Fields Lodgement guide.

WA Race Fields

GST rebate

The department administers a rebate scheme, which is available to WA-based racing and gambling operations claiming GST payable on gross gambling margin.

GST rebate

Racing Bets Levy

The racing bets levy scheme is achieved through the Betting Control Act 1954 and the Racing Bets Levy Act 2009. Betting operators who engage in or conduct betting on Western Australian races are are required to lodge a monthly return and pay the associated levy.

How to lodge your Racing Bets Levy return 

Page reviewed 15 January 2024