Application approval

There are two ways that you can become a Lotterywest retailer. You can either purchase an existing store or establish a new lottery store.

Steps to purchasing an existing Lotterywest store

  1. Complete the application pack – download the application pack, complete all sections, transfer the application fee of $750 and submit your application
  2. Once your application meets our requirements you will be invited to attend an interview at Lotterywest
  3. If you are successful at the interview stage, you will be invited to attend the Manage a Lottery Outlet training course
  4. When you complete and pass the Manage a Lottery Outlet training course, you are ready to sell Lotterywest products.  Settlement of the change in ownership of the business can proceed, as long as any other conditions of appointment have been made
  5. You’re now a Lotterywest retailer – congratulations!

 
Steps to establishing a new lottery store

Negotiate a lease, offer to lease or purchase of premises at an identified location.

  1. Complete an expression of interest for the identified location– download the expression of interest form, complete all sections and submit
  2. Once your submission meets our requirements you will be invited to attend an interview at Lotterywest
  3. If your expression of interest is approved, we will invite you to apply and send you the appropriate application form. You'll also need to transfer the application fee of $750
  4. You will then be invited to attend the Manage a Lottery Outlet training course. When you complete and pass the Manage a Lottery Outlet training course, you are ready to sell Lotterywest products
  5. Once you have completed all conditions of approval, including installation of the approved shopfit and payment of the Accreditation fee*, you are ready to trade
  6. You’re now a Lotterywest retailer – congratulations!

 *Please refer to the Retail Manual for the current schedule of fees.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does the application process take?

We require 30 working days to progress a complete application which you should consider when negotiating a settlement date.

What are the rates of commision paid to Lotterywest retailers?

Commission rates vary by product, ranging between 7% and 9%. Detailed commission payable by product is available in our Retail Manual.

Can Lotterywest help with leasing?

We can help by giving details of lease negotiators who may be able to assist, and confirming with you your options under your Agreement. Please contact us and ask to speak to a member of our Retailer Support team.

I'm an existing retailer and my business structure has changed. What do I need to do?

Please send an email to retail-admin@lotterywest.wa.gov.au confirming the change to the legal structure of your business. A member of our Retailer Support team will be in contact with you.

What fees and charges do I have to pay?

An Applicatiion fee of $750 is applicable when purchasing an existing lottery outlet. Ongoing fees and charges also apply. The full schedule is available in our Retail Manual.

How is the money for lottery tickets I've sold collected by Lotterywest?

We operate a direct debit banking process to settle amounts due for the weekly direct debit. More information is available in our Retail Manual.

How much does a shopfit cost?

Lotterywest can provide you with a list of various buildings and shopfitters from which you can obtain a competitive quote for your Lotterywest shopfit. Please call us for more information.

What are the terms and conditions of becoming a Lotterywest retailer?

The terms and conditions of approval and appointment as a Lotterywest retailer are outlined in the below documents which together form the Lotterywest Agreement:

-    The letter of offer and The Schedule (these are issued to successful applicants following our approval)
-    The Agreement Terms and Conditions detail the terms and conditions for retailers
-    The Guarantee and Indemnity Agreement Terms and Conditions outline the obligations of the guarantor(s) where the legal entity comprises of a company or companies.
-    The Retail Manual details current operating procedures, business management, customer service and retail presentation standards that retailers are required to comply with.

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