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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News

Minimising harm key driver for latest Pilbara wide liquor restrictions

Jan 15 2019
A number of restrictions to further minimise alcohol related harm in the Pilbara region will come into effect from 31 March 2019 following a decision by the Director of Liquor Licensing.
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Liquor Control (Section 31) Notice 2019

Jan 14 2019
Issued under the Liquor Control Act 1988 sections 31 (4) and (7) and 60 by the Director of Liquor Licensing.
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Cheers to WA

Oct 16 2018
New liquor licensing laws come into effect this weekend (August 18 to 19), creating a more relaxed and tourism friendly hospitality industry for all Western Australians to enjoy.

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Liquor applications

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

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Liquor licensing

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

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Training

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 Act.

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Liqour legislation

Relevant legislation for the liquor industry.

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Liqour restrictions

Some restrictions apply to help address the harm caused by the use of liquor.

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 liquor licenses, permits, conditions including fees and charges.

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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

Forms and applications for casino employees.

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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.

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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 13 June 2019