The Alliance for Gambling Reform helps to protect municipality's like the City of Maribyrnong from the impacts of gambling harm and works to reform gambling laws in Australia.
Gambling seriously impacts the City of Maribyrnong:
- Maribyrnong is THIRD in the State in ranked pokie losses per adult.
- In 2014-2015, residents of Maribyrnong lost $53 million to the pokies in local clubs and pubs.
- There are 415 poker machines in Maribyrnong .
- On average, each poker machine in Maribyrnong takes $128,000 each year – over 4 times the average income for residents of this city.
The City of Maribyrnong is currently considering its annual budget and to continue our work, the Alliance for Gambling Reform requires the full financial support of the Council. The Council is taking submissions until May 25th at 5pm, so we need you to email the council to support the work of the Alliance.