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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 2011:
Sales FY 2012:
Sales FY 2013:
Sales FY 2014
AU$683 mllion
AU$763 million
AU$820.9 million
Lotterywest achieved sales of $797 million and our contribution for the WA community was $271.2 million.
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 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

News Archive for CY2014
November 5, 2014 Premier Names New Lotterywest CEO
October 20, 2014 Lotterywest Retiring CEO Warns that Demand for Lottery Aid is Unprecedented
Sept 8, 2014 Lotterywest grants to preserve WA’s heritage
July 26, 2014 Lotterywest grant bolsters Surf Life Saving WA
July 4, 2014 Lotterywest Contributes $271.3m to Community
June 16, 2014 POLLARD BANKNOTE’S Exclusive Playbook® Making Big Splash Down Under For Lotterywest
May 19, 2014 Lotterywest CEO Jan Stewart Retires, after Contributing Good to Every Corner of the State
April 15, 2014 Lotterywest Raises Millions to Support the WA Community from OZ Lotto Draw
February 21, 2014 New Lotterywest Board Appointment


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