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Your Guide to Australian Lotto Draw Times

In Australia, you have a wide range of lottery games to choose from every day of the week. To help you organize your lottery schedule, we’ve made up a guide to Australian lotto draw times so that you’re ready for every event. Here you will find the exact draw times for the biggest Aussie lotteries, so start on your schedule today!

There are three types of draws for Australian lotteries –daily, weekly, and periodic, depending on the format of the lottery. This guide will help you be ready for each of them. There’s a lottery to play, every single day, in Australia, and here’s when:

1. Weekly Draws

The most popular Australian lotteries have weekly draws, and there is a different game available to lottery fans from Monday to Thursday, and Saturday. Here are the main choices, organized by day:

Monday

The Australian lotto week starts off with the Monday Lotto. The fixed jackpot of AUD1 million available for every draw is only the first temptation to come your way. Keep in mind that in New South Wales (NSW) and in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Lotto Strike is also available as an add-on game.

Monday Lotto draws take place each Monday at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

Monday
  • NSW/ TAS/ VIC/ ACT – Mondays at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

  • SA - Mondays at 20:00 ACST / 21:00 ACDT

  • NT: Mondays at 20:00 ACST

  • QLD: Mondays at 20:30 AEST

  • WA: Mondays at 18:30 AWST

The winning numbers for the Monday Lotto are announced each Monday night on Channel 7 and GWN7 during Today Tonight. The Monday Lotto draw is televised on channel 7TWO at approximately 20:45 AWST/ 22:45 AEST. In case you miss the draw on TV, you can always check your results online on theLotter Australia on our Monday Lotto results page.


Tuesday

The second up in the Australian lotto week is the Oz Lotto, one of the biggest Aussie lotteries. Jackpots start at AUD2 million, so you can always expect a good reason to play the Oz Lotto. Here are the official draw times:

Oz Lotto draws take place each Tuesday at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

Tuesday
  • NSW/ TAS/ VIC/ ACT – Tuesdays at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

  • SA - Tuesdays at 20:00 ACST / 21:00 ACDT

  • NT: Tuesdays at 20:00 ACST

  • QLD: Tuesdays at 20:30 AEST

  • WA: Tuesday at 18:30 AWST

Each Tuesday evening, on Channel 7 and GWN7, the winning numbers for the Oz Lotto will be announced at the end of Seven News. Oz Lotto draws are televised each Tuesday on channel 7TWO around 20:45 AWST/ 22:45 AEST. Tune in to see if you’re one of the big winners of the week. You can also check your results soon after the draw on our Oz Lotto results page.


Wednesday

Wednesday Lotto is the third game of the week. Following the same game format as the Monday Lotto, it has a jackpot of AUD1 million available for each draw. In addition, if you play from NSW or ACT, you can also opt for the Lotto Strike add-on game to give your lottery journey a boost.

Wednesday Lotto draws take place each Wednesday at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

Wednesday
  • NSW/ TAS/ VIC/ ACT – Wednesdays at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

  • SA - Wednesdays at 20:00 ACST / 21:00 ACDT

  • NT: Wednesdays at 20:00 ACST

  • QLD: Wednesdays at 20:30 AEST

  • WA: Wednesdays at 18:30 AWST

Each Wednesday, during Today Tonight, the winning numbers for the Wednesday Lotto will be announced on Channel 7 and GWN7. You can also watch the Wednesday Lotto draw on TV at approximately 20:45 AWST/ 22:45 AEST on channel 7TWO. Or you can go to our Wednesday Lotto results page soon after the draw to see if you’re a winner.


Thursday

This is the biggest night in the Australian lotto week because it’s Powerball night. The minimum amount for the first prize is AUD3 million, and it quickly rolls over to some impressive amounts, so don’t miss out on the Australian Powerball. Here is the weekly draw time:

Australian Powerball draws take place each Thursday at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

Thursday
  • NSW/ TAS/ VIC/ ACT – Thursdays at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

  • SA - Thursdays at 20:00 ACST / 21:00 ACDT

  • NT: Thursdays at 20:00 ACST

  • QLD: Thursdays at 20:30 AEST

  • WA: Thursdays at 18:30 AWST

Tune in to Seven News on Channel 7 and GWN7 on Thursdays and, at the end of the broadcast, you will find out the winning numbers for the Australian Powerball. Each draw is then televised on channel 7TWO at approximately 20:45 AWST/ 22:45 AEST on Thursdays. You also have the option to check your results online on theLotter Australia. Following the draw, you can go to our Australian Powerball results page and see if you are a winner.


Saturday

The last big draw of the Australian lotto week is the Saturday Lotto. With jackpots starting from AUD4 million, this lottery always lives up to the hype around it. If you’re playing from NSW or ACT, keep in mind that there is also an add-on game available with the Saturday Lotto, called Lotto Strike, which offers extra prizes along with the game.

Saturday Lotto draws take place each Saturday at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

Saturday
  • NSW/ TAS/ VIC/ ACT – Saturdays at 20:30 AEST / 21:30 AEDT

  • SA - Saturdays at 20:00 ACST / 21:00 ACDT

  • NT: Saturdays at 20:00 ACST

  • QLD: Saturdays at 20:30 AEST

  • WA: Saturdays at 18:30 AWST

The winning numbers for the Saturday Lotto are announced every Saturday night, at the end of Seven News on Channel 7 and GWN7. The full draw is broadcast at approximately 20:45 AWST/ 22:45 AEST on 7TWO. Soon after the draw, you can also check your numbers on theLotter Australia on our Saturday Lotto results page.

2. Daily Draws

The newest trend in Australian lotteries is the daily draw format and the biggest games out there are Set for Life and Cash 3. You can enter these draws on a daily basis and here is the timeline you have to abide by:

Set for Life

Do you want to win AUD20,000 per month for the next 20 years? The, Set for Life is the way to go! Offering a different type of jackpot, Set for Life is certainly the right path to the lottery winner life. Here are the draw times for this Australian lottery:

Set for Life draws take place daily, at 21:00 AEST/ 22:00 AEDT

  • NSW/ TAS/ VIC/ ACT – Daily, at 21:00 AEST/ 22:00 AEDT

  • SA - Daily at 20:30 ACST / 21:30 ACDT

  • NT: Daily at 20:30 ACST

  • QLD: Daily at 21:00 AEST

  • WA: Daily at 19:00 AWST

The results for Set for Life are broadcast every day on 7TWO at approximately 21:45 AEST/ 19:45 AWST. These are also available the same day by 21:45 AEST on the official site of the lottery operator, the Lott. You can go online and see if you’ve won your monthly payout for the rest of your life.


Cash 3

A daily game with fantastic odds and tempting prizes, Cash 3 has become very popular in Australia. Please note that this game is only available in Western Australia (WA).

Cash 3 draws take place daily at 17:00 AWST

The results for Cash 3 are available daily, following the draw. They are telecast on Channel 7 in Perth, as well as GWN in regional Western Australia. They are also available online on the Lotterywest official website .

3. Periodic Draws

Lucky Lotteries hosts two games in the Australian lottery, the Super Jackpot and the Mega Jackpot. These have a raffle-like format, and instead of choosing numbers, players are randomly assigned 6-digit codes. For each Super Jackpot/ Mega Jackpot draw, there is a limited number of tickets available and the draw takes place when all of these have been sold.

As such, the two games in the Lucky Lotteries series do not have fixed draw times. As soon as all the tickets have been purchased, the draw can take place. To check the results for the Lucky Lotteries games online on the official site of the Oz Lotteries. Super Jackpot and Mega Jackpot results will be posted there after each draw. The Super Jackpot and the Mega Jackpot the most dynamic lottery option in the Australian market.

Analyzing this list of lotto draw times for Australia, there are some amazing choices for playing the lottery every single day. With Set for Life and Cash 3 available every day of the week, and the big weekly lotteries on Monday to Thursday, and Saturday, there is no dull day in the Australian lottery week!

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