The Victorian Government has released losses data for the 2018-19 financial year. These new figures show an increase of $3.5 million, despite the Minister saying the Government is effectively reducing gambling harm.
We know the social harm caused by these machines is extreme, and it's often concentrated in the communities that can least afford it.
Our elected leaders have a responsibility to step in and regulate this predatory industry to reduce harm. We must stand together and ensure that our collective voice is heard.