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 / New Zealand
In the News
VICTORIA: The Victorian Government has announced that the number of gaming machines in Victoria will be frozen for 25 years.
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.
QUEENSLAND: The Palaszczuk Government has advised that racing integrity reforms have delivered strong results for the Queensland racing industry 12 months after...
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.
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.
VICTORIA: The Andrews Labor Government will provide almost $4 million to 14 community organisations to help prevent gambling related harm across Victoria.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRTORY: The ACT Government will legislate to prohibit greyhound racing and trialling in the ACT by 30 June 2018. A government taskforce will work with the greyhound industry to deliver a package to enable their transition from the industry.
NEW SOUTH WALES: The NSW Government will provide up to $18 million for the Responsible Gambling Fund to address the risks of problem gambling and associated harms in the community.
NATIONAL: The Australian Competition Tribunal (Tribunal) has granted authorisation for the proposed combination of Tabcorp Holdings Limited (Tabcorp) and Tatts Group Limited (Tatts).
WESTERN AUSTRALIA: The WA Minister for for Tourism, Racing and Gaming, Paul Papalia, has announced that Cruise passengers can now access the full casino experience off the Western...
QUEENSLAND: The State Budget will fund a $6 million Country and Regional Capital Works Program with spending across all three racing codes from all regions...
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY: Carmel Franklin has been appointed to the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission Governing Board,...
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY: In April this year the Minister for Regulatory Services, Gordon Ramsay, requested an investigation into cash withdrawals at gaming venues...
VICTORIA: Tatts Group Limited has been awarded Victoria’s public lottery licence for the next 10 years.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA: Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (22-28 May) kicks off today with this year's theme 'family and friends of people impacted by gambling'.