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Problem Gambling Needs Budget Support

Eisha Gupta , Tuesday, 26th April 2016 -  Financial Counselling Australia (FCA) has released a report on the impact of gambling addiction and called on the federal government to include funding for specialist financial

Peak Body Urges Change to Betting Tax Havens

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 12th April 2016 -  Welfare peak body the South Australian Council of Social Service is calling for sweeping changes to the taxation of online gambling to remove what it claims is the abuse of tax havens…

Gambling Review Must Include Legal Online Operations – NFP

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 10th September 2015 -  Not for Profit peak body, Financial Counselling Australia, has welcomed a Government inquiry into interactive gambling laws, but warned that the terms of reference have failed…

Gamblers to Set Their Own Limits

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 23rd July 2015 -  In an Australian-first, by the end of this year all Victorian electronic gaming machines will be required to offer users the option to set a pre-determined gambling limit. In announcing…

Australian First in Regulating Gambling

Staff Reporter, Friday, 1st November 2013 -  New legislation will make Victoria the first jurisdiction to require pre-commitment technology on every Victorian electronic gaming machine. The Coalition Government has introduced…

ATM Ban Helps Problem Gamblers – Report

Staff Reporter, Monday, 16th September 2013 -  An independent evaluation of the banning of ATMs at Victorian gaming venues has found that problem gamblers have significantly reduced their spending on gaming machines since its…

Coalition ‘Problem Gambling’ Policy: Putting the Fox in Charge of the Henhouse?

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 27th August 2013 -  The Coalition policy (on gambling) is highly risk averse. It poses no threat to the gambling industry and proposes no effective reforms says Dr.Charles Livingstone a Senior Lecturer

New Chair for Responsible Gambling Council

Staff Reporter, Monday, 19th August 2013 -  The Victorian Government says the appointment of lawyer and business leader John Walter as the new Chair of the Responsible Gambling Ministerial Advisory Council will regenerate…

Young Aborigines Concerned about Alcohol, Drugs & Gambling

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 7th May 2013 -  Young Aboriginal people feel more unsafe in their communities and are more likely to be concerned about the impact of alcohol, drugs and gambling than young non-Aboriginals, according…

Problem Gambling Among Young People on the Rise – Report

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 7th February 2013 -  There has been a rapid rise in problem gambling among young men driven by dramatic growth in online sports betting, according to the Australian Medical Association. The AMA…

CEO Announced for Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 22nd August 2012 -  Human resources management expert, Serge Sardo has been appointed to lead what is described as Australia’s first independent body dedicated to preventing and treating problem…

Vic Gambling Foundation Preempts Inquiry

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 24th July 2012 - 
The Victorian Government has launched the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation The Victorian Government has launched the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation on…
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