Awareness and prevention
The Gambling Information Resource Office provides information on issues related to gambling.
On 29 January 2018, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation released figures on pokies expenditure for the six months from July to December 2017.
Legislative amendments to commence on 17 February 2018 will ban online wagering providers, such as online bookmakers, from offering credit to Australian punters. This includes offering punters a deferred settlement facility.
On 21 December 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation approved an application from Kilmore Racing Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at the Bendigo Club from 44 to 60.
Can't find the information you need? Our Gambling Information Resource Office can help; email firstname.lastname@example.org for information about gambling regulation, statistics and publications.