Legislation

Executive Summary NSW-2

The NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (OLGR) outlines legislation for the implementation of fundraising activities by clubs and organisations as follows

Promotions and Competitions

Lotteries and games of chance may be used by businesses to promote a particular product or service, to raise money for non-profit organisations or by registered clubs to increase membership.

You must comply with the requirements of the Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901.

A non-profit organisation is defined as a body of persons which is not formed for private gain, and includes charities, social clubs, registered clubs, political parties and trade unions.

Example of lotteries or games of chance include:

Art Unions, Card Jackpot Games, Charity Housie, Chocolate Wheels, Club Bingo, Football Doubles, Gaming Nights, Gratuitous Lotteries, Guessing Competitions, Hundreds Clubs, Lucky Envelopes, Mini-numbers, No-draw lotteries, Lotto-style lotteries, Progressive lotteries, Promotional Raffles, Raffles, Silver Circles, Social Housie, Sweeps/Calcuttas, Tipping competitions, and Trade promotions.

For a copy of the requirements of the Lotteries & Art Unions Act 1901 please access the NSW Lotteries Factsheet.

The Prosperity IQ Initiative fully complies with the above mentioned legislation.