Awareness and prevention
The Gambling Information Resource Office provides information on issues related to gambling.
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 Craigieburn Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at Highlands Hotel in the City of Hume from 60 to 80.
Hawthorn Football Club Ltd has been ordered to make a $66,000 donation in order to comply with a diversion plan for conducting unauthorised gambling at Vegas at Waverley Gardens.