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LOTTERYWEST
(Lotteries Commission Of Western Australia)
Address: PO BOX 1113, Osborne Park, Western Australia, 6916
Internet: www.lottery.wa.gov.au
E-mail Address: contact@lotterywest.wa.gov.au
Phone: +61 (08) 9340 5200
Fax: +61 (08) 9242 2577
Population: 2.3 million
Chief Executive Officer:
Chairman:
Jan Stewart
John Atkins
Year Lottery Founded: 1933
Sales FY 2011:
Sales FY 2012:
Sales FY 2013:
AU$683 mllion
AU$763 million
AU$820.9 million
Financial Reports: 2012 Annual Report
Number of Employees: 197
On-line Vendor: GTech
Instant Ticket Vendor: GTECH Printing Corporation (GPC)
contract is for an initial term of five years, with extension options available for a further five years
ITVMs: None
Games Offered: Lotto (Saturday Lotto, OZ Lotto and Powerball), Scratch'n'Win instant lottery tickets, Soccer Pools, Cash 3, and Super 66.
Beneficiaries: The proceeds from Lotterywest games are returned to the Western Australian community. Western Australia's unique distribution of Lotterywest grant funding meets basic needs in the community as well as enhancing the quality of life for all Western Australians. A fixed percentage of net revenue (after prizes are paid to players) is allocated to public hospitals, the arts and sports. The Perth International Arts Festival and the Western Australian Film Industry receive funding each year. Lotterywest also directly distributes proceeds from lottery sales to Western Australian charitable and community groups, through a range of grant funding programs.
Jurisdiction: State of Western Australia


Background Information

The Lotteries Commission of Western Australia, trading as Lotterywest, has 567 retailers in its lottery network, of which 480 are online selling the full range of lottery products. Western Australia has one of the largest geographical jurisdictions in the world housing one of the smallest populations.
Lotterywest consistently achieves the highest sales per capital of lottery products in Australia. Lotterywest is unique in that it is the only lottery organisation in Australia to manage its own grant funding programs, administered solely by its Grants and Community Development section.


News 2014
February 21, 2014 New Lotterywest Board Appointment


News 2013
October 21, 2013 Lotterywest Delivering More Millionaires
September 26, 2013 Lotterywest Posts Record Sales
September 13, 2013 LotteryWest Creates 56 Division One Lotto Winners
August 15, 2013 Lotterywest - One Moment In Time
July 2, 2013 Lotterywest Raises Record $274.5 Million for West Australia
June 10, 2013 Lotterywest Marks 80 Years in The Community
June 12, 2013 Lotterywest Celebrates Unique Contribution to Arts
May 2, 2013 Lotterywest Opts For POLLARD BANKNOTE For The First Time!
February 28, 2013 Powerball Now More Exciting Than Ever!
February 20, 2013 LotteryWest Contributes to Flourishing Culture and Arts Programs

News 2012
October 24, 2012 Australia Gears Up For $70 Million Oz Lotto Jackpot
September 27, 2012 State Lottery Sales Leapt 11.6 Percent in the Last Financial Year
September 23, 2012 Lotterywest Wins The Best Instant Campaign At The WLA Advertising Awards
August 15, 2012 Lotterywest Promotion Invites Players To Share Their Lucky Love Stories For A Chance To Visit Paris
July 2, 2012 Lotterywest Raises Record Return for WA Community
June 26, 2012) Lotterywest Contributes To New State Headquarters For Children's Charity
June 8, 2012 Lotterywest Encourages West Aussies to Give Luck a Chance
May 15, 2012 Lotterywest Promotes Responsible Play
March 12, 2012 More Take Punt On Winning Lotto
February 27, 2012 Lotterywest Supports International Women’s Day
February 7, 2012 New Lotterywest Board Appointments


News 2011
October 3, 2011 State Sees Citizens Spending Less on Lotteries
July 15, 2011 Premier Announces Lotterywest Board Appointment
July 18, 2011 Lotterywest Achieves a Security First in the Asia Pacific Region
July 8, 2011 Lottery Contributes Record $114.2 Million To Community
June 23, 2011 Splurge on Sports Games Has Spearheaded a Record $5.1 Billion Gambled in WA
June 14, 2011 OZ Lotto and Powerball Players Play for Bigger Prizes
March 15, 2011 Lotterywest’s Website Operates Successfully on INTRALOT’s Gaming Platform B-ON™
January 12, 2011 Saturday Lotto Changes Set to Deliver More WA Winners


News 2010
Sept 27, 2010 Lotteries Plan to Sell Online Criticized
Sept 16, 2010 Lotterywest Delivers Record $235m Return to WA Community
Sept 16, 2010 Lottery Announce New Communications and Media Partners
August 2, 2010 Lottomatica Group Subsidiary Gtech Printing Corporation Selected As Lotterywest’s Primary Instant Ticket Printing Vendor
August 2, 2010 Lotterywest Appoints GTECH Printing Corporation as Primary Instant Ticket Supplier
June 29, 2010 WA Winner in $50 Million OZ Lotto Draw
May 12, 2010 State Gamblers Outlay Tops $1 Billon a Year
March 26, 2010 New Appointments to the Lotterywest Board
March 15, 2010 A Simple Way to Share Lotto Launched
February 19, 2010 Price Increase Means Powerball Players Will Play for Bigger Prizes

Lottery News 2009

Lotterywest Has 100 Million Reasons To Celebrate
PERTH, west Australia (September 2, 2009) - Lotterywest has recently celebrated an historic announcement in its grants area; a record milestone of over $100 million given in the 2008/09 financial year in direct grants to more than 1000 charity and community groups around Western Australia....................Subscribers

WA’s $13 million OZ Lotto Mystery Finally Solved
OSBORNE PARK, Western Australia (May 28, 2009) -- A young university student from Perth has finally solved Western Australia’s $13 million OZ Lotto mystery, arriving at Lotterywest this week with the winning ticket...........................Subscribers

Gamblers Outlay Over $1Billion In A Year For The First Time
PERTH, Western Australia (May 13, 2009) - According to a local news report West Australians have outlayed more than $1 billion in a year for the first time........................Subscribers

Australian Online Lottery Planned
PERTH, Western Australia (March 28, 2009) – A leading Western Australian newspaper reported today that Lotterywest has confirmed it is planning to introduce an internet gaming service..................Subscribers

New Scratch’n’Win Brand Campaign Captures Life’s ‘Little Moments
OSBORNE PARK, Western Australia (February 17, 2009) -- Lotterywest has unveiled a new era for Scratch’n’Win with the launch of its new brand campaign, ‘My little moment’ which began airing on television on Sunday 15 February 2009............Subscribers

Australia Day Honours for Lotterywest CEO Jan Stewart
OSBORNE PARK, Western Australia (January 29, 2009) -- Lotterywest CEO Jan Stewart has been recognised for her outstanding service to Western Australia, being awarded a Public Service Medal at this week’s Australia Day celebrations...............Read the article

Lotterywest Appoints Maree Brown as General Manager Business Operations
OSBORNE PARK, Western Australia (January 29, 2009) -- Maree Brown has recently been appointed to the position of General Manager Business Operations at Lotterywest following an extended tenure as Acting Director Sales and Marketing.
Maree’s responsibilities encompass the wide span of Lotterywest’s Business Operations including retail distribution, retail licensing, customer enquiries, helpdesk, marketing, sales, training and retailer relationships.
The change in title from Director Sales and Marketing to General Manager Business Operations recognises that the responsibilities of the team are far wider than what the previous title would suggest.
In a very well deserved appointment, Maree takes up her position immediately.
CONTACT: Jodi Eastman, 9340 5227 / 0438 996 884.

Scratchies Make Up a Healthy 15 Per Cent of Lotterywest's Product Sales
PERTH, Western Australia (January 19, 2009) -- Lotterywest is set to buck the economic downturn by purchasing 222 million scratchy tickets to satisfy the cravings of WA's scratchoholics, a local media source reported today.............Subscribers


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