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Churches Launch National Gambling Taskforce

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd March 2011 -  With Australia’s 90,000 problem gamblers losing an average of $21,000 each year, Australia’s major churches have banded together to launch the Australian Churches…

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…

Uniting Care Australia Calls for Safer Gambling Practices

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd December 2010 -  UnitingCare Australia is supporting Federal Government attempts at an early roll-out of a full pre-commitment system over the next four years to reduce the harm caused by problem…

Expert Advisory Panel On Gambling Announced

Lina Caneva, Friday, 22nd October 2010 -  Twenty-two people have been selected to advise the Australian Government on its gambling reforms through a new expert panel. The Ministerial Expert Advisory Group on Gambling,

New Technology Reduces Problem Gambling

Staff Reporter, Monday, 4th October 2010 -  New research shows "pre-commitment" technology can be effective in reducing the amount of money problem gamblers spend on poker machines and can help problem gamblers…

Shergold to Head Advisory Group on Gambling

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 22nd September 2010 -    Former Howard Government Department head and current CEO of the Centre for Social Impact, Prof Peter Shergold is to lead a new advisory

Call for National Gambling Regulation

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 25th August 2010 -  The Commonwealth needs to take over gambling regulation in Australia according to a new policy paper by the Alfred Deakin Research Institute. Called Risky business: Why the Commonwealth

Call for Action on Gambling

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 24th June 2010 -  Uniting Care has joined Independent Senator in calling for Federal Government action on Gambling in the the wake of the Productivity Commission Report.
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Report on Gambling Released

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 -  The Rudd Government says it will support key reforms to minimise the harm caused by problem gambling as recommend by the Productivity Commission. The Government has released the…
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