New trustee

New trustee (unincorporated clubs) lodgement guide.

Application fees

An application is not considered lodged until the fee has been received. An invoice for payment will be issued on receipt of your emailed or posted form and can either be paid through the licensee's online portal account, by posting a cheque made payable to the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries or a BPOINT payment link can be emailed on request. Application fees are not subject to GST.

Applications will not be progressed until the fee is received. Generally the application fee is not refundable, even if the application is refused or withdrawn.


Approval of person in position of authority
Fee description Fee  (no GST applicable)
All licences other than a club or club restricted licence$178
Club or club restricted licence
Application fee applies for each new director or shareholder of the licensee company. An additional $166 fee applies for each person who is a party to the application in relation to whom a background check is sought from the WA Police Service. If a police report is sought for a new trustee of a club or club restricted licence an additional $166 fee applies.


Other documents that may be required

Related policy


Submitting your application

Ensure all required documentation is attached to your application.

In person

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Level 2, Gordon Stephenson House, 140 William Street Perth WA 6000

By email

Ensure all documentation is attached to your email.

By post

Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

PO Box 8349
Perth Business Centre
WA 6849


This information is designed to provide authoritative information regarding the subject matter covered, and with the understanding that the Director is not passing legal opinion or interpretation or other professional advice. The information is provided on the understanding that all persons undertake responsibility for assessing the relevance and accuracy of its contents.

Page reviewed 08 September 2023