NSW 2021 Georges River Council Elections 2021 - Alliance for Gambling Reform

NSW 2021 Georges River Council Elections 2021

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GAMBLING LOSSES FOR THE AREA

Georges River Period Losses Poker Machines Premises
Club 2020/2021 $117,411,963 1629 15
Hotel 2020/2021 $96,033,950 422 15
  Weekly loss  $4,104,729    

 

AREA'S LOSSES

This council area is ranked 9th in the state club pokies losses, and 7th in the state by pub pokie losses. It is one of the few council areas in NSW where club and pub poker machine numbers have increased since reforms in 2018. Club Central, Club Rivers and St Georges Leagues club all rank in the top 70 by club poker machine net profits (out of 1,032 gambling clubs). The Meridian Hotel ranks 8th in the state for pub poker machine net profits, with the Golden Tiger Bar at 30th and the Hurstville Ritz at 31st.

 

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? 
Greg Briscoe-Hough Mortdale Ward
William Koshakji Hurstville Ward

 

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

Greg Briscoe-Hough 

William Koshakji