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WE'RE IN IT TOGETHER:

Whether it's supporting a local community fighting a pokie application or a state-wide campaign to change laws regarding poker machines or demanding national policy change- we can only achieve anything if we work together. Below are all our current actions, follow the links to help build an Australia without ongoing gambling harm.

We want to see Australia without poker machines harming our communities and without sports betting advertisements on our televisions. It's time to end Australia's gambling addiction!

  

If you'd like to learn about actions you can take on your own, click here to see our handy DIY Action Kit!

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Woolworths

Click here to see the action page!

Woolworths is the biggest operator of pokies, the most damaging type of gambling, making an outrageous $2.4 billion out of its pokies business over the past 12 years. On average, that's $200 million a year! Woolworths: The Pokies People...

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AFL

Click here to see the action page!
Click here to see an explainer about the AFL's pokie problem!

AFL clubs make nearly $100 million annually from poker machines. This family-friendly sport profits from harming our communities and we're asking them to follow the footsteps of North Melbourne and Geelong to get out of pokies.

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Pokies on Trial

Click here to go to the action page!

Shonica Guy was the plaintiff in a landmark case alleging that the ‘Dolphin Treasure’ poker machine designed by Aristocrat and operated by Crown Casino is unlawful under Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

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Crown Casino 

Andrew Wilkie revealed to the Parliament video evidence of three whistleblowers detailing the alleged illegal and dangerous behaviour of Crown. 

The whistleblowers, all ex-employees of Crown, claimed that staff were told to tamper with poker machines so they can be played continuously, regularly reset the machine's memory to reduce returns to players and hid transactions greater than $10,000 from Austrac, the watchdog on money laundering.

 

Champions for Change

People who’ve been hurt by gambling directly, and their family and friends know first-hand how devastating the gambling industry is. Champions for Change supports and empowers people impacted to be powerful advocates for reforms to prevent gambling harm.

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Ka-Ching!

The documentary Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation is a powerful tool for engaging Australians on the issue of poker machine gambling, and how it damages our communities. Community groups, councils, churches and small clubs are screening the film to bring their group together around an important issue. 

 

  STATES:

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Victoria

Click here to go to the Victorian action page.

 

New South Wales

Click here to go to the New South Wales action page!

 

Tasmania

Click here to go to the Tasmania action page!

  • Ongoing actions:

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South Australia

Click here to go to the South Australia action page!

  • Ongoing actions:
    • The South Australian election is approaching fast! Send a letter to demand the politcal parties release their gambling policies!

 

Queensland

 

Australian Capital Territory

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