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Australia’s Alliance for Gambling Reform completes CEO search

The Board of the Alliance for Gambling Reform, one of the most prominent responsible gambling awareness organisations in Australia, has appointed Gordon Ramsay as its new CEO. Prior to joining the Alliance, Ramsay championed a gambling reform agenda as Attorney General of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) between 2016 and 2020, resulting in a 20% reduction in poker machines – …

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Victoria to introduce lowest consumption tax in Australia

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The Victorian Government is to introduce an eight per cent online point of consumption tax, which it has been stated will raise an estimated $30m per year, report Australian media outlets. Coming into force at the start of 2019, and taking a proportion of bookmakers monthly earnings, Treasurer Tim Pallas, announcing its introduction, said the tax has been designed to …

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Australian pay TV firm seeks gambling ad dispensation

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Australian pay TV firm Foxtel is pushing for exemptions to its governments gambling advertisement reforms, details the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC). The upcoming gambling ban, set to take effect from next month, was pushed through by the government as it promises to ban sports betting ads during the viewing hours of children. Stating that it seeks to “provide a clear …

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