Set for Life is a popular lottery game played across Australia.
Draws are held daily, shortly after ticket sales close at 21:00
Australian Eastern Standard Time.
Entry costs AUD 9.30 for a minimum of two lines and an
entire week’s worth of draws. Players get 14 entries for this price, which is
To play, choose seven numbers from 1 to 44, or go for a
Quick Pick for randomly generated numbers.
Advance Play for up to 10 weeks is available, or players can take out an
online subscription to never miss a draw.
Set for Life does not have any secondary games or additional opportunities
to win cash prizes beyond the main draw.
The winning Set for Life jackpot pays out AUD 20,000 per
month over a period of 20 years, with winners receiving AUD
4,800,000 in total.
The odds of winning the Set for Life jackpot are 1 in 38,320,568, which are
long odds in comparison to larger prizes paid out as lump sums by other global
Set for Life players can win prizes at eight different tiers.
Lottery winnings are not taxed in Australia.
Set for Life winners get AUD 20,000 per month for a period of 20 years, with
payments being made on the 15th day of each month. Unlike some other global Set
for Life games, there is no option to receive a lump sum in lieu of monthly
Due to complex laws, the rules for claiming prizes differ per state, with
the claim periods for each Australian state being as follows:
Players must be at least 18 years of age to enter Set for
Life, with the exception of Western Australia, where the minimum age is
Set for Life tickets can be purchased from the official lottery website or
from authorized retailers across Australia.
Set for Life is not currently available to overseas players.
Launched in February 2015, the first Set for Life draw was held on August 7,
2015. It is currently operated by the Tatts Group, which administers lottery
games across all Australian states with the exception of Western Australia.