Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
The Gambling Information Resource Office works to provide up-to-date and current information on issues related to gambling.
The Australian government recently reached an in-principle agreement with state and territory gambling ministers on reforms to provide stronger consumer protections for online gambling through the introduction of a National Consumer Protection Framework.
The Australian government has announced it will introduce changes to ban gambling advertisements during live sports programs before 8.30 pm.
On 29 and 30 March 2017, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation heard an application from Highlands Hotel Criagieburn Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at Highlands Hotel in the City of Hume from 60 to 80.
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