Biggest Lottery Jackpots in Australia

Sum Lottery Date Winner
$112 million Oz Lotto 6th of November 2012 QLD, NSW, 2 from VIC
$80 million Australian Powerball 30th of July 2009 NSW, VIC
$70 million Australian Powerball 12th of November 2015 3 winners from WA, QLD and NSW
$70 million Oz Lotto 17th of December 2013 Syndicate from QLD


The Top Ten of the Biggest Jackpots Worldwide

Find out the biggest lottery payouts of all time! Below is a list of the top lotto prizes which has been dominated by the USA’s “mega lotteries” US Powerball & MegaMillions. With these US lotteries a large percentage of those winnings will be taken back as tax, depending on which State the winning ticket was bought in.

Jackpot Lottery Date Winners
$1.6 billion USD (approx. $2.1 billion) US Powerball 13th of January 2016 3 players
$656 million USD (approx. $882 million) Mega Millions 30th of March 2012 3 players
$648 million USD (approx. $871 million) Mega Millions 17th of December 2013 2 players
$590.5 million USD (approx. $793 million) US Powerball 18th of May 2013 1 player
$587.5 million USD (approx. $789 million) US Powerball 28th of November 2012 2 players
$564.1 million USD (approx. $758 million) US Powerball 11th of February 2015 3 players
$448 million USD (approx. $602 million) US Powerball 7th of August 2013 3 players
$429.6 million USD (approx. $577 million) US Powerball 7th of May 2016 1 player
$425.3 million USD (approx. $571 million) US Powerball 19th of February 2014 2 players