Greater Shepparton City Council Candidate Responses - Alliance for Gambling Reform

Greater Shepparton City Council Candidate Responses

Candidate Responses

First Name

Last Name


Do you support reducing the opening hours of poker machine venues?

Do you support local governments having greater say on the granting or refusing applications for poker machines in their respective communities?

Do you support the banning of all sports gambling ads?

Will you pledge to not take any donations from venues or organisations that derive income from gambling interests?

Will you commit to reducing gambling harm in your LGA?


Which of the policies
referred to in our
Candidate Information Pack do you support?
What is your position on poker machine policy?

Geoffrey   Dobson Unsubdivided Planning applications for poker machines are a state government operation, however, councils can take a stand to not support additional machines when applied for Greater Shepparton has seen a stabilization of new machine applications of recent times  and I would support the banning of additional licences that are applied for.
Royden James Unsubdivided Social Policy, Planning & Enforcement Policy and Advocacy Policy. I agree with reducing the venue opening hours and mandating closure of gambling venues from midnight to 10 am