NSW 2021 Wollongong Council Elections - Alliance for Gambling Reform

NSW 2021 Wollongong Council Elections

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Wollongong Period Losses Poker Machines Premises
Club 2020/2021 $125,176,190 2158 35
Hotel 2020/2021 $51,419,177 560 29
  Weekly loss $3,396,065    



This council area is ranked 6th in the state by club pokies losses, and 18th in the state by pub pokie losses. The Collegians Rugby club is ranted 86th in the state by club poker machine net profit, and the Western Suburbs Leagues Club Illawarra is 95th (out of 1,032).



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?  Not taking any donations from venues or organisations that derive income from gambling interests?  Reducing gambling harm in your LGA? 
Wade Johnson Ward 1
Stephen Young Ward 1
Mithra Cox Ward 1
Bronwyn Batten Ward 1
John Dorahy Ward 2
Andrew Anthony Ward 2
Harris Cheung Ward 2
Jess Whittaker Ward 3


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

Wade Johnson

Stephen Young

Mithra Cox

Bronwyn Batten

John Dorahy

Andrew Anthony

Harris Cheung

Jess Whittaker