SARC Newsletter November 2017

Michelle Wisbey News and Media, Newsletter, Uncategorized

What a busy year it’s been at the Social Action and Research Centre. We’ve released research reports, made appearances at Parliamentary hearings, presented policies and continued to advocate on issues affecting vulnerable Tasmanians. In the past few months, it has been pleasing to see the removal of poker machines from …

Combating our housing challenges

Meg Webb Housing, News and Media, Uncategorized

What has happened to the great Aussie dream of buying a home? For many Tasmanians, it increasingly looks like that’s all it may ever be – a dream. A lifetime of renting had been the realistic option for many, but in Tasmania, with less than 2 per cent of rental properties …

Media Release

ccnwe Gambling, Uncategorized

Carolyn Hirsh was uniquely qualified to warn of the dangers of poker machines when she spoke at the Tasmanian Parliamentary Inquiry into Future Gaming Markets.

Who we are

ccnwe Uncategorized

We are a powerful alliance of not for profit organisations, peak bodies and local councils amplifying the concerns of the Tasmanian community about poker machines.

Why the Pokies need to go

ccnwe Gambling, Uncategorized

Why we need the pokies to go For the first time since 2003 Tasmanians can have a say on whether poker machines stay in local pubs and clubs, or are restricted to the casinos.