If your event will raise money for charitable purposes, you will need to apply for an authority to fundraise through NSW Fair Trading.

Fundraising can include:

  • requesting donations
  • requesting sponsorship
  • running lotteries and competitions
  • supplying food or other goods and services, including to a school fete.

If NSW Fair Trading authorises your organisation/event for fundraising, you will be required to:

  • provide adequate information to the public about the purpose of the fundraising venture
  • ensure children who collect money are supervised
  • bank all money raised through fundraising
  • keep records and auditing accounts.

This is not a complete list of conditions and they may vary depending upon your event.