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(Lotteries Commission Of Western Australia)
Address: PO BOX 1113, Osborne Park, Western Australia, 6916
E-mail Address:
Phone: +61 (08) 9340 5200
Fax: +61 (08) 9242 2577
Population: 2.3 million
Paul Andrew
John Atkins
Year Lottery Founded: 1933
Sales FY 2015: AUD 861,744,000
Number of Employees: 209
# Points of Sale: 533
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 Archive for CY2018
October 16, 2018 New Lotterywest and Healthway Chairperson Appointed
September 13, 2018 Gaming Competition Sparks Lotterywest Brand and Marketing Review
May 16, 2018 Lotterywest and Marketforce Reveal Powerball Rebranding

News Archive for CY2017
August 21, 2017 The Real Story Behind the Departure of Lotterywest Boss Paul Andrews
July 30th, 2017 State Government Changes to Lotterywest Lauded by Newsagency Association
February 2, 2017 Lottery Agents Express Concern at Cost of Mandatory Outlet Refits

News Archive for CY2016
September 23, 2016 Lotterywest Counters Online Threats
September 16, 2016 Lotterywest Report Record-Breaking Year with Sales in 2015-16 of $889M, Up $63M
June 28, 2016 Western Australian Government Mulls Using KENO and Virtual Horse Racing Game as Carrot to Sell State’s TAB Betting Agency
May 10, 2016 Government Issues Warning About Unlicensed Betting Scheme – Lotto Spring

News Archive for CY2015
November 25, 2015 Lotterywest Reveals New Retail Design and Technology
September 16, 2015 New Chairwoman Announced for Lotterywest
September 9, 2015 Lotterywest Announce Appointment of New Strategic Marketing and Communications Agencies
July 28, 2015 Get Set for An Exciting New Game
July 3, 2015 Record Sales for Lotterywest Showers Communities with Grants


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