Some quick facts on QLD regulations

Raffles are kown as ‘Art Unions’ in Queensland, and are classified according to the anticipated sale of tickets.

Category 1 Art Union (raffle) less than $2000

  • No permit is required
  • Total retail value maximum of $2,000
  • Total prize value must be at least 20% of the estimated tickets sales
  • There is no restriction on minors selling raffle tickets

The pdf shows the quick facts for Category 1 raffles.

Category 2 Art Union (raffle) between $2001 and $20,000

  • No permit is required
  • Tickets may be sold as a bundle (eg.one for $1.00 or three for $2.00).
  • Cash prizes may not exceed $10,000
  • Total prize value must be at least 20% of the estimated tickets sales
  • Prizes valued more than $5 000 must be insured against loss or damage
  • Using an electronic device to select the winner it must be randomly selected.

The pdf shows the quick facts for Category 2 raffles.

Category 3 Art Union (raffle) greater then $20,000

  • Requires a licence or permit.
  • Tickets may be sold as a bundle (eg.one for $1.00 or three for $2.00).
  • Cash prizes may not exceed $10,000
  • Total prize value must be at least 20% of the estimated tickets sales
  • Prizes valued more than $5 000 must be insured against loss or damage
  • Using an electronic device to select the winner it must be randomly selected.

The pdf shows the quick facts for Category 3 raffles.

State Authority

QLD Government Office of Liquor and Gaming or phone (07) 3872 0999