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 ...

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 ...

A time to be brave

Michelle Wisbey 2017, Blog, Gambling, Uncategorized

All communities have common interests, common goals to ensure their patch, and its people, flourish. What the Tasmanian community want is a future free of poker machines. They don’t want to see them when they walk down the street, when they do their shopping, or when they take their kids …

Pokies in Glenorchy – the facts and figures

Michelle Wisbey Uncategorized

Download the Pokies in Glenorchy map here. Of all the local government areas in Tasmania, Glenorchy records the highest annual total loss from poker machines, exceeding $20 million. That is $20 million, $558 per adult, that is being taken away from the local community and out of Glenorchy’s economy. There …