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Insight Fundraising provides a one-stop solution managing every aspect of raffle and lottery fundraising activities for its clients.

Our full-service product includes regulatory compliance, project management, campaign design, sales execution, reporting, banking, fulfillment and the supply of prizes.

The not-for-profit industry is highly regulated and Insight's mission of empowering goodwill makes regulatory compliance for all of our clients a top priority.

We've compiled a list of key legislation relevant to our not-for-profit fundraising campaigns below:

Fundraising Legislation

Disclaimer: Fundraising regulations may change from time to time. To ensure you have access to the most accurate and up to date information, you need to check the state governing bodies’ official websites. This article is intended only as a general guide. Whilst the information provided is correct, to the best of our knowledge, at the time of writing it, Insight Fundraising is not responsible for the content published on this section and strongly advise anyone who is planning to conduct a raffle to seek the advice of the regulating authorities in each state and territory and your solicitor. You assume the sole risk of making use and or relying on the information with reference to this website. Insight Fundraising makes no representations or warranties about the accuracy of the information below.

There are a number of laws governing the fundraising activities an organisation conducts including direct campaigns and those run by third parties such as Insight.

Only qualified organisations can fundraise publicly and the rules vary for each state and territory.

Once quaIified, your organisation and your engaged third party supplier/fundraiser need to apply for a license to publicly raise funds. Fundraising licenses are administrated by your own state and territory and the state and territory regulatory governing bodies where your fundraising campaign falls within. Some exceptions apply, and at the time of writing this article, Northern Territory does not generally require licenses for fundraising campaigns with the exception for charitable gaming fundraising activities.

The relevant laws for each state/territory at the time of writing are:

Australian Capital Teritory
Charitable Collections Act 2003
Unlawful Gambling Act 2009
More information can be found on the Access Canberra website.
New South Wales
Charitable Fundraising Act 1991 No 69
Lotteries and Art Union Act 1901 No 34
More information can be found on the NSW Fair Trading or Onegov websites.
Queensland
Collections Act 1966
Charitable and Non-Profit Gaming Act 1999
More information can be found on the Queensland Government website.
Victoria
Fundraising Appeals Act (VIC) 1998
Gambling Regulation Act 2003
More information can be found on the Consumer Affairs Victoria website.
South Australia
Collections for Charitable Purposes Act 1939
Lottery and Gaming Regulations 2008
More information can be found on the Consumer and Business Services South Australia website.
Tasmania
Collections for Charities Act 2001
Gaming Control Act 1993
More information can be found on the Tasmanian Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading website.
Western Australia
Charitable Collections Act 1946
Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987
More information can be found on the Government of Western Australia's Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor website.
Northern Territory
Gaming Control (Community Gaming) Regulations
More information can be found on the Northern Territory Government website.

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