Your application

Our application pack comprises an application form, business plan, financial template and overview of the application process. There is also a list of documentation that must accompany the application.

A complete application process can take at least 30 working days (approximately six weeks), subject to training and shop fit approval.

When preparing your application, the following requirements must be included:

  • A copy of the contract of sale
  • Evidence of finance approval (if applicable)
  • Evidence of offer to lease or lease for a minimum of 12 months or freehold; and 
  • The legal entity structure

 
Business and financial plan

The business plan is a key element of the application process and provides you with the opportunity to research and conduct your due diligence process. It will assist with:

  • Thinking about and planning strategies for business growth
  • Considering how you may market your business
  • Developing business management processes

The financial plan should include:

  • Cash flow forecasts that detail the health of your potential business, such as its ability to pay bills as they become due
  • Profit and Loss statements summarising the revenues, costs and expenses which also provides useful information about its ability to generate profit
  • Balance sheet which lists all the assets and liabilities of the business at a specific point in time

 
How are the plans used?

The business and financial plans provide Lotterywest and the retailer with information that can be used in the future to:

  • Review the progress of a business
  • Track growth
  • Measure the success of business strategies
  • Provide loss forecasts
Application and approval

Application and approval

Reach your business potential

Reach your business potential

Getting started

Getting started

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the term of the Lotterywest Agreement?

The retailer is appointed until 31 December 2031. For more information, click here.

Is the Agreement a franchise?

All Lotterywest retailers operate under a formal Agreement that is specific to the owner, location and business type. Lotterywest retailers do not operate under a franchise. For more information, click here.

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.

Where are the locations that Lotterywest wants to establish new lottery outlets?

All locations identified for new lottery outlets are listed on the Retail Distribution Plan.

What is the process to establish a new outlet?

Information on how to establish a new outlet can be found here.

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.

What does my money support in WA?

Every year you help Lotterywest make more than 1,000 grants totalling over $100 million dollars. Which means that you're helping community organisations provide services, support and inspiration to people all over Western Australia. And the best part? All the money that you help give to our community comes from having fun playing the games! So why not pick up a ticket today and keep WA winning?