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Gambling: A Few Bad Choices or a Rotten Industry?

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 29th October 2018 -  Tony Mohr is the executive director of the Alliance for Gambling Reform, a coalition of over 60 different local councils, not for profits, and community groups, fiercely fighting

SA Crossbenchers Take On Gambling Reform

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 28th July 2016 -  South Australian Legislative Council crossbenchers have joined forces in a bid to reform gambling laws by introducing a bill to remove EFTPOS facilities and limit gaming machine…

NFPs Address Senate Committee on Charity Legislation

Staff Reporter, Monday, 9th December 2013 -  Not for Profit leaders  have told an urgently convened Senate Committee meeting in Canberra that Coalition Government plans to delay the start of new charities legislation…

Church Feud on Poker Machine Reform

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 8th December 2011 -  The major Christian churches in Australia are at loggerheads with Australian of the Year Nominee, Fr. Chris Riley over poker machine reform. The major Christian churches in Australia…

Majority Back Gambling Pre-Commitment: Research

Staff Reporter, Monday, 12th September 2011 -  Two-thirds of Australians (67%) support the Federal Government’s proposed gambling reforms – including mandatory pre-commitment technology on poker machines…

Salvos Clarify Position on Mandatory Pre-Commitment on Poker Machines

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 1st September 2011 -  The Salvation Army has been forced to clarify its position on mandatory pre-commitment on poker machines after reports the welfare organisation had back-flipped on it’s…

Discussion Paper On Interactive Gambling calls for Community Comment

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 25th August 2011 -  The Gillard Government has released a discussion paper for the review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 and called for the public to contribute to the review process. The Minister…

Mandatory Pre-Commitment on Pokies a Must : Churches

Staff Reporter, Monday, 11th April 2011 -  Flickr Image:  Some rights reserved by jemsweb  Mandatory pre-commitment technology for poker machines will limit the economic and social impact…

Legal Advice on Gambling Reform

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 3rd February 2011 -  The Federal Government says it has received legal advice that it has the power to legislate to introduce reforms to address problem gambling. The Government has released legal advice…
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