NSW 2021 Sydney Council - Alliance for Gambling Reform

GAMBLING LOSSES FOR THE AREA

Sydney Period Losses Poker Machines Premises
Club 2020/2021 $26,050,609 549 9
Hotel 2020/2021 $174,206,814 3112 163
  Weekly loss  $3,851,104    

 

AREA'S LOSSES

This council area has by far the largest number of poker machines in hotels. It ranks 1st in the state for losses through pub pokies, and 39th for losses through clubs. The statistics here don’t include the poker machines in The Star casino, but annually, they take another $345million.

 

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 you LGA? 
Sylvie Ellsmore Mayor

 

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

Sylvie Ellsmore