Woolworths: The Pokies People
To the Woolworths Board of Directors,
Pokies are now on trial with Shonica Guy taking Crown and Aristocrat to the Federal Court arguing their machines are misleading and deceptive.
At the same time, Woolies is generating 11.7% of its annual profit from its pokie business. You have 13,000 pokies across 330 venues all around Australia and many of them could be found to be unlawful under the Australian Consumer Law.
The community loses more than $12 billion to pokies every year. They're designed to addict and contribute to poverty, mental health issues and family violence.
Are you the Fresh Food People or the Pokies People?
You cannot be a family-friendly business whilst reaping huge profits from a product that is devastating Australian families every day.
Show some leadership, and announce at your AGM that your getting out of the pokies business. They're misleading, deceptive and harming our communities.