The Australian Wagering Council

The Australian Wagering Council (AWC) is the peak industry body representing Australia’s online wagering and sports betting industry.   

The online wagering and sportsbetting industry operates in a highly regulated environment in accordance with an extensive framework of government (federal, state and territory) legislation and regulations, responsible gambling and advertising codes together with broadcast and advertising industry codes of practice.


Protecting consumers, enhancing the integrity of sport, promoting responsible gambling.


Australian-based and licensed (unlike illegal offshore & SP bookmakers).


Operating within an extensive framework of federal & state legislation, regulations and industry codes.


Balancing the recreational & social experience of wagering with appropriate harm minimisation measures. 

In September 2015, the Federal Government announced a Review into the Impact of Illegal Offshore Wagering. The AWC’s Submission to the Review is available here