Racing and Wagering Western Australia

Application for Racing and Wagering Western Australia director or key employees licence.

In accordance with sections 14 and 24 of the Racing and Wagering Western Australia Act 2003, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) directors and key employees must be issued a licence from the Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia.

A RWWA key employee is considered to be someone who is employed or working in a managerial capacity, or is empowered to make decisions that regulate the gambling operations of the organisation, or someone who is designated as a key employee by the Commission due to their influence, remuneration or function within the organisation.

A RWWA director will be selected or appointed by the Minister. 

More information about RWWA can be obtained from their website.

Racing and Wagering Western Australia

Application fees

The application fee must be lodged with the application. Please refer to the fee schedule below. Please note that the application cannot be examined until the fee is received. Generally, the application fee is not refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn.

Racing and Wagering Western Australia Employee
Fee descriptionFee
Director and Key Employee$476
Renewal Director and Key Employee$131

 

Application Prerequisites

Racing and Wagering Western Australia Act 2003 Sections 14 and 24

  1. An application may be made at anytime before the applicant commences in the licensed position. However, where an applicant commences employment in a licensed position prior to lodging an application, the application must be made within 7 days.
  2. An application must be submitted with:
    1. an application fee (cheques should be made out to the Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia); and
    2. original or certified copy of:
      1. the applicant’s full birth certificate (not an extract); or
      2. the applicant’s Australian Citizenship Certificate; or
      3. the applicant’s parents’ Australian Citizenship Certificate showing the applicant listed as a child; or
      4. the applicant’s parents’ passport showing the applicant as a “landed Immigrant”; or
      5. the applicant’s current passport; or
      6. the applicant’s current passport bearing a visa granting permission to work in Australia, if applicable.
  3. Arrangements may be made for you to attend personal interviews, including interviews with officers of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and/or the Police Force.
  4. During the period in which this application is being processed, the applicant shall notify the Gaming and Wagering Commission of Western Australia of any change in circumstances, e.g. change in applicant’s address or to correct any information omitted.
  5. All information provided by applicants will be treated as confidential and held in secure areas. Confidential data held in information systems will be available only to those persons or law enforcement agencies connected with your investigation.
  6. Applications must be lodged with or forwarded to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
Page reviewed 13 June 2019