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

30 September 2020

Liquor & Gaming NSW issues latest gaming machine data

Liquor & Gaming NSW has released its latest gaming machine data reports as part of the NSW Government’s ongoing commitment to transparency on gambling activity across the state.

The data reports can be viewed on the Liquor & Gaming NSW website.

30 September 2020

GamCare launches gambling harms toolkit (UK)

Responsible gambling charity GamCare has launched a new toolkit to help UK financial institutions, gambling businesses and debt advice agencies identify and support customers experiencing gambling-related financial harms. It is available for free on the GamCare website.

25 September 2020

Clubs and pubs concerned about proposed new legislation (NSW)

NSW clubs and pubs are deeply concerned by the potential impact and cost of the draft legislative changes outlined by NSW Customer Service Minister Dominello this morning. 

25 September 2020

Have your say on laws that help minimise gambling harm (NSW)

The NSW Government is committed to reducing gambling harm across NSW.

The Gaming Machines Amendment (Gambling Harm Minimisation) Bill 2020 will update the Gaming Machines Act 2001 to help registered clubs and hotels minimise gambling harm and provide support to gaming machine players.

21 September 2020

Clubgrants funding available to boost local communities (NSW)

Community organisations impacted by COVID-19 are encouraged to apply for funding, thanks to the next round of the NSW Government’s Infrastructure Grants program opening today.

21 September 2020

Data shows the impact of Covid-19 lockdown-easing on online gambling behaviour in July 2020 (UK)

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has reported that July saw a slight month-on-month decline in the amount spent by customers on online gambling (including online slots). The data reflects March, April, May, June and July and covers both online and in person gambling. 

14 September 2020

Service NSW check-in solution goes live Statewide (NSW)

Checking in at venues across the State is about to get easier and safer for customers and businesses, thanks to the NSW Government’s check-in solution going live Statewide, following a successful trial.

14 September 2020

New board members bring diverse expertise (VIC)

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Chair Tass Mousaferiadis today welcomed the Victorian Government's appointment of Alison Roberts and Lee Crockford to the Foundation's board.

14 August 2020

Online wagering inducements to be banned in Queensland (QLD)

The Palaszczuk Government has introduced draft legislation in State Parliament to deliver stronger consumer protections for Queenslanders gambling online.

10 August 2020

Samaritans Gambling Help releases self-help tool after rise in online gambling during COVID lockdown (NSW)

A Cessnock-based gambling help service has developed a self-help tool that can be used at home after seeing a shift towards online gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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