Trade Promotions Update | New Permit Application Fees 2019

3 July 2019
David Smith, Consultant, Melbourne

Here is an overview of 2019 permit requirements and fees, for chance trade promotions lotteries, Trade Promotions Update New Permit Application Fees 2019.


When and where is a permit needed?

For chance trade promotion lotteries, you need a permit in:

NSW – always, regardless of prize value

ACT – always for promotions where the prize pool exceeds $3,000

SA – always for promotions with an instant win element, regardless of prize draw value. And, for draw-based promotions where the total prize pool exceeds $5,000

NT – always for promotions where prize pool exceeds $5,000 and no other authority has issued a permit

WA – no need to apply for a permit, however for promotions conducted by audio, visual or electronic media, the T&Cs must be lodged with the WA authority


Full details can be found in the attached PDF:




This update does not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. It is intended only to provide a summary and general overview on matters of interest and it is not intended to be comprehensive. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on any of the content.

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