2019 Impact 25
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The public health issue that’s staring us in the face but being ignored

Tim Costello, Tuesday, 15th October 2019 -  Gambling is doing extreme harm in Australia. It is time for governments to start treating it as the public health issue it so clearly is, writes Rev Tim Costello, chief advocate for

Aussie bank bans credit card gambling to protect customers’ interests

Luke Michael, Monday, 1st July 2019 -  Macquarie has become the first major Australian bank to ban the use of its credit cards for gambling, prompting calls for the big four banks to follow suit. From Monday, Macquarie will

Gambling Crackdown To Help Vulnerable Bettors

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 27th February 2019 -  Children and problem gamblers will find it harder to place online sports bets after the introduction of new rules that compel betting agencies to speed up the time it takes to verify

Byron Bay Beach Hotel to Be Transformed into Beacon of Social Impact

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 24th January 2018 -  Impact Investment Group will look to transform the iconic Byron Bay Beach Hotel into “a beacon of social and environmental impact”, by removing poker machines from

Vic Government Accused of ‘Sneaky’ Push for Cash Free Pokies Gambling

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 16th August 2017 -  Anti-gambling campaigners have slammed the Victorian government over a move to introduce cash free pokies in pubs and clubs via its independent gambling regulator, describing…

Calls to Address ‘Toxic’ Pokie Stronghold in NSW

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 12th July 2017 -  The nation’s leading advocacy anti-gambling body has applauded a move by the Fairfield Council in NSW to demand the state government ban the introduction of any new poker machines…

Court Battle To Claim Poker Machines ‘Misleading’ and ‘Deceptive’

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 26th October 2016 -  The not-for-profit anti-gambling advocacy group, Alliance for Gambling Reform, is supporting a landmark federal court battle, with a former poker machine addict, against Crown…

NFPs Back PokieLeaks To Tackle ‘Predatory’ Industry

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 29th September 2016 -  Not for Profits are backing the so-called PokieLeaks campaign in a bid to crack the secrets of a “predatory” industry being slammed as “the Australian equivalent of the NRA” in terms
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