Monthly Archives: December 2011

Bligh government speaks out against proposed poker machine reforms

Rosanne Barrett, The Australian, December 05, 2011 The Bligh government has come out against proposed poker machine reforms, adding pressure on the Gillard government as conservative state politicians ramp up their threat to lodge a High Court challenge against the measure. In a move that puts the Queensland Labor government at odds with its federal […]

Responsible gambling trial finds government poker machine reforms fall short

Kate Higgins, From: The Courier-Mail, December 05, 2011 A STUDY into responsible gambling measures similar to those being considered by the Federal Government has found that most people would ignore them. The eight-week study was conducted by the University of Sydney across five Gold Coast surf lifesaving clubs and trialled five responsible gambling features, including […]