Parliamentary hearings into gaming markets – what has happened in the hearings so far?

Kate Burton Blog, Gambling

Take action! Visit www.pokiescauseharm.org.au By Dr Kate Burton, Advocacy, Engagement and Campaigns, SARC The Tasmanian Parliament’s hearings into Future Gaming Markets got underway at the beginning of February. The first four days of hearings saw nearly 30 groups and individuals appear before the Committee. In the first week, various bodies with …

It is time for action on pokies – The Mercury, February 2017

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View original article on Mercury website | Take action! Visit www.pokiescauseharm.org.au Talking Point: It is time for action on pokies MEG WEBB, Mercury February 7, 2017 I THINK of 2016 as the year that the citizens of many Western democracies collectively opened their windows and yelled: “I’m mad as hell and I’m not …

Tassie community clearly wants the pokies taken out of pubs and clubs – The Mercury, December 2016

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View original article on Mercury website MEG WEBB, Mercury December 8, 2016 “THEY nearly destroyed my life and I don’t want it to happen to anyone else.” That’s just one of the more than 600 powerful comments about poker machines that Tasmanians have submitted to the parliamentary inquiry into gambling …