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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

More Than $100M Defrauded by Australians to Gamble

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 31st August 2016 -  A new report into fraud has found more than $100 million has been stolen in the last five years in Australia by people needing to satisfy their gambling addiction, and the report authors…

Attempts to Lure Millennials to Casinos Slammed by Anti-Gambling Organisations

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 4th August 2016 -  Anti-gambling organisations have slammed attempts by Australian games developers to lure younger generations into becoming future casino goers. A report on ABC’s Lateline on

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…

Child Protection Charity Barnardos Australia Partners With Star Casino

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 11th May 2016 -  Child protection charity Barnardos Australia will team up with casino venue The Star Sydney in a million-dollar partnership that the Not for Profit said would help fund vital programs

Govt Moves On Internet Gambling

Lina Caneva, Friday, 29th April 2016 -  The federal government is to rein in online sports betting as part of a plan to introduce a national consumer protection framework within the next 12 months. Responding to a national…

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…
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