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Address: 1 Figtree Drive, Homebush Bay NSW 2127
Postal Address: P.O. Box 248 ALBION 4010 QLD AUSTRALIA
E-mail Address:
Phone: 61 (02) 9752-5500
Fax: 61 (02) 9752-5511
Media enquiries only: Elissa Lewis 07 3877 1143
Customer Enquiries: 131 868
Population: 6.3 million
Acting CEO: Nick Nichles
Year Lottery Founded: 1931
Sales FY 2000:
Sales FY 2001:
Sales FY 2002:
Sales FY 2003:
Sales FY 2004:
Sales FY 2005:
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Sales FY 2008:
AU$945.9 million
AU$1,010 million
AU$1,020 million
AU$1,092 million
AU$1,108 million
AU$1,116 million
AU$1,133 million
AU$1,124 million
AU$1,211 million
Number of Employees: 209
On-line Vendor: GTech
Instant Ticket Vendor: Scientific Games
ITVMs: None
Games Offered: Lotto and Lotto Strike, OZ Lotto, Powerball, Instant Scratchies, Lucky Lotteries, and 6 From 38 Pools.
Beneficiaries: Revenue from the sale of lotteries products assists the Government of the day to provide a range of services to the New South Wales community.
Jurisdiction: State of NSW and the ACT Australia

Changeover To TattsGroup

The NSW Lotteries website in under construction to reflect the transition of NSW Lotteries to new ownership on 1 April 2010 by Tatts Group. If you cannot find updated information on this profile page then please refer to

Background Information

NSW Lotteries was founded in 1931. Since its corporatisation on 1 January 1997 it has been known as NSW Lotteries Corporation.
It is licensed by the NSW Government to conduct the games of Lotto and Lotto Strike, OZ Lotto, Powerball, Instant Scratchies, Lucky Lotteries, and 6 From 38 Pools through a network of 1670 small businesses throughout the State.
The New South Wales community benefits significantly from the sale of its products with almost one third of player investment returned to the Government each year. NSWL's total return to Government amounted to $300 million in 1997/98 and assisted in the provision of a wide range of community services.
More than 60% of player investments in lotteries is returned as prizes, which is one of the highest returns for lotteries games in the world.

NSW Government Announcement concerning the sale of NSW Lotteries to Tatts Group [45.2KB

News 2016
August 23, 2016 Review of the Lotteries and Art Unions Act

News 2015
September 4, 2015 Government to Restrict Times for Sale of Lottery Tickets
September 4, 2015 Newsagents Push for a Ban on Lottery Ticket Sales Through Major Supermarkets
August 20, 2015 NSW Lotteries Enters Into Deal to See Scratch Tickets Available at Petrol Stations
August 3, 2015 Australia Now Draws a Lottery Seven Days a Week
March 26, 2015 Association Pushes for Debate on Sale of NSW Lotteries Products in Small Businesses

News 2012
June 13, 2012 Lotteries Could Fund NSW Infrastructure


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