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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…

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…
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