Awareness and prevention
The Gambling Information Resource Office provides information on issues related to gambling.
The Victorian government has announced further details of the post-2022 gaming machine arrangements, including the allocation and pricing of future gaming machine entitlements, and new tax arrangements to apply from August 2022.
Victorians spent $7 million, or 0.27 per cent, less on pokies in 2016–2017 than during 2015–2016.
On 21 July 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation refused an application by Noble Park Football Social Club to increase the number of pokies at its clubrooms, located in the City of Greater Dandenong, from 50 to 70.