Designated sporting event

Lodgement guide for conducting a designated sporting event application.

Betting Control Regulations 1978 Regulation 9a.

Application fees

An application is not considered lodged until the fee has been received. An invoice for payment will be issued on receipt of your emailed or posted form and can either be paid through the licensee's online portal account, by posting a cheque made payable to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries or a BPOINT payment link can be emailed on request. Application fees are not subject to GST.

Applications will not be progressed until the fee is received. Generally the application fee is not refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn.


Fee description Fee (no GST applicable)
Application for a designated sporting event
Application for on-course telephone betting
Application for on-course internet betting$355
Application for approval to use a computer betting ledger system$83
Application for offshore betting$712

Application requirements

When lodging an application for authorisation to conduct telephone betting on sports or racing events the following information is to accompany the application:


Submitting your application

Ensure all required documentation is attached to your application.

In person

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House, 140 William Street Perth WA 6000

By email

Ensure all documentation is attached to your email.

By post

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

PO Box 8349
Perth Business Centre
WA 6849

Page reviewed 10 March 2021