Our post-election promise

Michelle Wisbey 2018, Gambling, News and Media, Uncategorized

Our commitment to seeing poker machines removed from Tasmania’s hotels and clubs is as firm as ever. We are committed to seeing our communities freed from the devastating harm caused by the easy accessibility of poker machines. This responsible, evidence-based policy would bring us into line with the rest of …

Media release: state election result

Michelle Wisbey 2018, Gambling, Media Release, News and Media

Download the media release here | Read The Examiner’s story here Statement from Anglicare Social Action and Research manager Meg Webb: “This election has clearly demonstrated that poker machines are an issue of major concern to Tasmanians. An ERMS poll conducted before the election showed that the majority of those surveyed supported …

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 ...

SARC’s 2018 Tasmanian state election Policy Position papers

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Child Protection, Cost of Living, Gambling, Homelessness, News and Media, Uncategorized, Young People

In March, Tasmanians will head to the polls. Ahead of this state election, SARC has been campaigning hard for three key areas of change: supporting our children and young people, removing poker machines from our communities, and affordable and appropriate housing for all. Below, you can read our Policy Position ...