NSW 2021 Blacktown Council - Alliance for Gambling Reform

NSW 2021 Blacktown Council Elections

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GAMBLING LOSSES FOR THE AREA

Blacktown Period Losses Poker Machines Premises
Club 2020/2021 $180,118,421 2068 11
Hotel 2020/2021 $147,274,792 716 26
  Weekly loss $6,296,023    

 

AREA'S LOSSES

This council area is ranked 5th in the state for losses through poker machines in both clubs and pubs. It has 9 hotels ranked in the top 100 by pub poker machine net profit, and Wests HQ/Rooty Hill RSL is ranked 10th in the state by club poker machine net profit.

 

CANDIDATE RESPONSES

 

Name Ward Reducing the hours of poker machine venues?  Local governments having greater say on the granting or refusing applications for poker machines in their respective communities?  Banning of all sports gambling ads?  Reducing the opening hours of poker machine venues  Not taking any donations from venues or organisations that derive income from gambling interests?  Reducing gambling harm in your LGA? 
Kittu Randhawa Ward 2
Len Hobbs Ward 2

 

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

Kittu Randhawa

Len Hobbs