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Gambling fees are charged for licence applications, and a range of other activities relating to the licensing system. This page outlines these fees, as well as offences and penalties.
Any application submitted must be accompanied by the correct fee. Failure to submit the correct fee will result in the application being returned.
On 1 July each year, government fees and fines associated with non-compliance are increased automatically under the Monetary Units Act 2004.
The increases to application fees and fines for non-compliance with gambling laws occur immediately.
For the current fee amounts, download the Gambling licence fees fact sheet 2019-20 (PDF, 269.75 KB)
The annual rate for fees from 1 July 2020 remains unchanged from 2019-20 and is available on the Department of Treasury and Finance website
Gambling and gambling-related offences are regulated under the Gambling Regulation Act 2003.
The legislation consolidates the various offences previously relating to lotteries, unlawful games, betting, totalisators and betting exchanges, replacing them with three new offences relating to conducting 'unauthorised gambling'.
See Gambling and gambling-related offences for more information.
Our fee fact sheets are based on the Department of Justice Community Safety list. see: automatically indexed fees and fines.
You can also visit the Department of Treasury and Finance for information, see: indexation of fees and penalties.