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New chapter for Australian online gambling, as states commit to ‘National Framework’ mandate

Australia’s six state governments have committed to the mandate of the nation’s first ‘National Consumer Protection Framework’ ensuring greater public safeguards and standards on interactive wagering and gambling services. Referred to as the ‘National Framework’, the governments of New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia will collaborate on developing consistent nationwide policies, regulating the online gambling sector. Despite …

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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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