In the News - Australia / New Zealand

This section contains links to media releases from government, industry and other bodies dealing with gambling and gambling issues in Australia and New Zealand.

In the News

Australia/NZ
Further reforms to help reduce gambling harm (ACT)

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY:  The ACT Government will restrict EFTPOS cash withdrawals in clubs to reduce the impact of problem...

Australia/NZ
Australasian Gaming Expo to Wow Visitors

NATIONAL:  The Gaming Technologies Association, owner and operator of the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) advised today that the...

Australia/NZ
The Spit decision backed by Federal Trade, Tourism and Investment (QlD)

QUEENSLAND:  The Palaszczuk Government’s decision to limit development on The Spit to three storeys and prepare a Master Plan for the iconic area of the Gold...

Australia/NZ
Delivering on our harm minimisation commitments (ACT)

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY:  The ACT Government will continue to deliver on its gambling harm reform agenda this week with a number of bills to be introduced to the...

Australia/NZ
Support packages on offer to help exit ACT’s greyhound racing industry

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY:  Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay announced that, as the ...

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Jobs boost for SA as SkyCity commits to $330 million expansion (SA)

SOUTH AUSTRALIA:  South Australian Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Stephen Mullighan, says another milestone has been reached in the redevelopment of the Festival Plaza precinct with SkyCity Entertainment today committing to a $330 million expansion of the Adelaide Casino.

Australia/NZ
Australasian Gaming Expo Exhibitor Space – Sold Out

NATIONAL:  The Gaming Technologies Association, owner and operator of the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) announced today that the event ...

Australia/NZ
Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (QLD)

QUEENSLAND:  The Palaszczuk Government is encouraging people to think about their gambling habits as part of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week, which starts today (Monday).

Australia/NZ
Pioneering research to re-define online gambling safeguards (NAT)

NATIONAL:  Federal Minister for Human Services Alan Tudge and Victorian Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today announced a jointly...

Australia/NZ
Cats commit to Responsible Gambling Charter (VIC)

VICTORIA:  Geelong Football Club have become the latest team to say no to gambling sponsorship by signing the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s responsible gambling charter.

Australia/NZ
Victoria freezes pokie numbers for 25 years (VIC)

VICTORIA:  The Victorian Government has announced that the number of gaming machines in Victoria will be frozen for 25 years.

Australia/NZ
Love the Game Not the Odds (VIC)

VICTORIA:  Footballers across Victoria will encourage fans to love the game and forget the odds this weekend, to combat the normalisation of betting in sport.

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Racing integrity reforms deliver the goods 12 months on (QLD)

QUEENSLAND: The Palaszczuk Government has advised that racing integrity reforms have delivered strong results for the Queensland racing industry 12 months after...

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Morris Iemma to lead Greyhound Racing NSW

NEW SOUITH WALES:  Former Premier Morris Iemma will chair a new five-member board of the reconstituted Greyhound Racing NSW that will run the industry’s commercial operations.

Australia/NZ
Locally Based Inspectors To Make Regional Venues Safer (VIC)

VICTORIA:  The Victorian Government is providing the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation with an $11.3 million funding boost to establish a permanent regional presence.

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