This section contains links to media releases about gambling and responsible gambling from government, industry and other bodies in Australia and New Zealand.
Inaugural Chair For New Gambling And Casino Regulator (VIC)
Roundtable aims to improve women’s safety in licensed venues (QLD)
A focus has been put on women’s safety at Queensland’s licenced venues with stakeholders from the liquor and entertainment industry, community groups and government coming together at a roundtable in Brisbane.
ACMA moves to block illegal online lottery services
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) will today request Australian internet service providers (ISPs) block illegal offshore lottery websites We Love Lotto and Red Fox Lotto. Investigations found they offer tickets in overseas lotteries & are not licensed in Australia.
Terms of reference for racing review released (TAS)
Tasmanian Minister for Racing, Jane Howlett, has announced a review of the a review of the Racing Regulation Act 2004 (Tas). Mr Dale Monteith has been appointed as an independent expert to undertake the review.
Sportsbet fined for illegal gambling ads (NSW)
RGAW: Know the signs (WA)
Responsible Gambling Awareness Week is to be held from 8th - 14th November. The State Government is urging Western Australians to recognise the warning signs before gambling becomes a problem.
RGAW promotes responsible gambling and highlights support services available.
Royal Commission: Sweeping reforms recommended for Crown in Victoria
The Victorian Government is taking immediate action to introduce tough new measures and strict oversight of Melbourne’s casino operator. In response to the final report of the Royal Commission, the Government has introduced legislation to ensure Victoria’s casino operates to the highest standards....
Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence: Final Report
Crown Royal Commission final report to be tabled
The final report of the Royal Commission into the Casino Operator and Licence will be tabled in the Victorian Parliament tomorrow. The Government will not be making any further comment regarding the Royal Commission until the report is tabled.
Gambling harm in three distinct communities (VIC)
Three new research reports have been released by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation exploring gambling harm in three distinct communities.