Campaign updates - Alliance for Gambling Reform

Campaign updates

Cashless gambling is not the only reform needed

The Alliance met with a small (COVID safe) group of supporters on Tuesday, March 16, at NSW Parliament House, to continue our pressure campaign on all MPs to support genuine reform of the gambling industry in this state.  Continue reading

Women continue to lead change

This week we celebrate International Women’s Day. We also mark 100 years since the first woman was elected to any Australian Parliament. Continue reading

Old friends & new beginnings

It is with great sadness that we farewell Alliance Founding Executive Director Tony Mohr this week. After six years Tony has decided to move on, handing the baton to the next CEO to take the Alliance on the next leg of its journey. Continue reading

We won! Crown finally being held to account

After years of the Alliance calling for real investigations into the gambling industry, yesterday the Victorian Government finally announced a Royal Commission into Crown Casino.  Continue reading

A gambling card is the solution

Does $16.6billion sound a lot? It's the estimate of money laundered in NSW in 2017/2018. Some NSW MPs want the government to act fast to stop this. Continue reading

Bombshell: Crown unfit hold a NSW licence

Today, a report into the dodgy dealings of Australia’s most notorious casino was tabled in the NSW parliament, and the evidence was damning. Continue reading

Stop money laundering & gambling harm in one step

What do money laundering and gambling reform have in common? Poker machines. Continue reading

Vegas at Waverley Gardens. The signs, the lights, the easy access

As we begin our journey to a 'new normal', those hurt by gambling are rightly asking why poker machines are still allowed within Victorian shopping centres? Continue reading

Another AFL club divests

Earlier this week we were delighted to learn the AFL’s Western Bulldogs have finalised the sale of their remaining 65 poker machines, ending an era of profiting from harm and officially becoming another proudly pokies-free club! Continue reading

Without gambling, our lives are better

It’s been a rollercoaster year. Lockdown lasted 238 days in Victoria, and while it’s certainly been tough, for many it’s also been a period of significant relief. For the first time in nearly three decades, 27,000 poker machines were switched off across our state and we collectively saved $1.8 billion from being taken out of the community. Continue reading