If you've been issued with a trade promotion gaming authority, you'll need to provide Fair Trading a copy of the rules of the gaming activity at least 10 working days before it takes place.
Rules will generally include:
- the conditions of entry, including the age limit for participants (if any)
- details of prizes
- any costs associated with claiming a prize
- any limit to the number of prizes a participant may win
- the person conducting the gaming activity and any benefiting organisation(s)
- how disputes concerning the activity or the prizes can be resolved
- any prohibitions on who may participate
- the manner of determining, notifying and announcing the prize winners, and the dates and times when this will happen (if applicable)
- the time period for claiming a prize and the circumstances when a prize winner may be redrawn (if applicable)
- information being published if there is no prize winner or the prize winner cannot be found (if applicable).
Note: Gaming activities cannot commence under the authority until you've provided your notification.
Operators who hold a valid authority to conduct a trade promotion where the total value of prize money exceeds $10,000.
What you need
- your 6-digit trade promotion authority number
- access to the email or mobile number of the licensee or contact person who lodged the original trade promotion authority application
- a clear description of the competition you’re organising.
How to notify
- Select the 'Notify online' button.
- Read the information provided.
- Check reCAPTCHA and select 'Start Application'.
- Complete the online form.
- Submit your notification.
- If there are any changes to your rules, you must notify Fair Trading via CElottery@customerservice.nsw.gov.au as soon as reasonably practicable after the change occurs. Changes could include:
- a change to the prizes or the value of the prizes
- a change in the date on which prize winners are to be determined or the method for determining prize winners
- a change in the details of the authority holder.