Media release: Starting school behind

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Housing, News and Media, Young People

Download the release here | SARC policy position paper There are Tasmanian children unprepared for the school year because they’re focused on more basic needs – like where to sleep, what to eat and how to stay safe. “Right now, many of us are organising children’s lunch-boxes and drink bottles, and …

Safe Places

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Gambling, News and Media, Uncategorized

Ricky Pfeiffer is a proud member of the Returned and Services League – but refuses to step foot inside the door of his local club. He served for a decade in the Australian Army Reserve and continues to offer friendship and support to veterans recovering from traumatic experiences. “I’m a ...

Media Release: Preliminary comment on the Social and Economic Impact Study

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Gambling, Media Release, News and Media

Download the media release Read the Social and Economic Impact Study In our submission to the SEIS made in September last year, Anglicare said there was “overwhelming evidence and overwhelming support for removing poker machines from hotels and clubs”. “Every publicly released poll has shown Tasmanians are unhappy about the …

Pokies in your electorate

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Gambling, News and Media, Uncategorized

We want you to share this map far and wide. Use the share button in the top-right corner to share this map straight to Facebook, Twitter, email, or embed it on your website. Last year, poker machines took more than $110 million from Tasmanian suburbs. That is $110 million that ...