Racing, gaming and liquor

We are responsible for regulating and maintaining the integrity of lawful racing, gambling and liquor activities for Western Australians to participate in.

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State of Emergency Direction Occasional Licence application

To support licensees, the Director of Liquor Licensing will grant an occasional licence to permit the sale and supply of packaged liquor ancillary to a meal.

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Liquor applications

Renewing and applying for liquor licenses, permits, conditions including fees and charges.

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Advertised liquor licence applications

Certain applications are required to be advertised for a specified period, allowing for the public to obtain more details about the application or the objection process.

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Liquor licensing

Licence types, trading hours, approved managers, restrictions and information for licensees.

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Responsible service of alcohol, staff training and registered training organisations.

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Liquor policies

Policies to ensure responsible regulation of the hospitality industry.

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Liquor Commission

The commission reviews decisions and complaints in accordance with the Liquor Control Act.


Liquor legislation

Relevant legislation for the liquor industry.

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Liquor restrictions

Some restrictions apply in areas of Western Australia.

Racing, gaming and wagering

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Gaming applications

Permits, guides and information for gaming activities in Western Australia.

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Racing applications

Renewing and applying for licences, permits, conditions including fees and charges.


Race fields

Betting operators who engage in or conduct betting on Western Australian races are authorised to publish/use Western Australian race fields.

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Casino application forms

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Racing Penalties Appeal Tribunal (RPAT)

The RPAT is an impartial judicial forum for the racing industry.

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Gaming and Wagering Commission

Administering the law relating to gaming and wagering.

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Racing, gaming and wagering policies

Ensuring that community gaming stakeholders and the industry meet their regulatory obligations.


Racing and gaming legislation

Relevant legislation for the gaming and wagering industry.

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Problem gambling

Addressing the social and economic issues that result from problem gambling in WA.

Page reviewed 25 February 2021