This section contains links to media releases about gambling and responsible gambling from government, industry and other bodies in Australia and New Zealand.
Increased funding for racing industry confirmed by Tasracing Board
The Tasracing Board has agreed to increase code funding by $2.26 million, or 8 per cent.
As part of this increase, stakes will increase for the harness code by 6 per cent, 7.1 per cent for thoroughbreds and 7.7 per cent for the greyhound code.
Good grants news for Queensland community groups (QLD)
Community organisations across the Rockhampton and Keppel region will share in almost $380,000 from the latest round of grants from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF).
Appointment of GambleAware Statewide Aboriginal Service Provider (NSW)
NSW Aboriginal Safe Gambling Services has been awarded the contract to deliver its GambleAware Statewide Aboriginal Service, commencing January 2022. The service will provide access to culturally appropriate gambling support services for aboriginal communities across the state.
Gambling Support review to guide increased funding (TAS)
Point of consumption revenue up (TAS)
Consultation on the Draft Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm (NZ)
Pub Staff back Vaccinations (NSW)
Hotel staff across NSW have overwhelmingly backed the Premier's calls for double vaccination. AHA NSW CEO John Whelan said it was obvious a clear majority of hotel staff want to work in a vaccinated environment - and want to get back to work.
NSW Government announces ILGA board appointment
NSW Government response to Bergin Inquiry
New First Nations Gambling Harm Program (VIC)
The program will receive $250,000 over 15 months to help young Wadawurrung people pursue self determination through social, emotional and health & wellbeing measures, with a key focus on minimising gambling harm. Strong Brother Strong Sister is 100% Aboriginal youth-led & operated.