Tag Archive: Clubs Australia

Pokie Venues Propose Offering Childcare

The Productivity Commission has recently published a report that confirms Australia’s shortage of childcare across the country. The government has been stuck for solutions, but the poker machine industry has presented some help. Clubs Australia CEO Anthony Ball has presented a solution that would see pokie clubs across the country providing childcare services to residents….

Clubs Get Tough on Pokie Reform

Poker machine reform has recently been passed, as political parties across Australia have decided that equipping pokies with voluntary pre-commitment technology. While they have the best interest of Australian citizens at heart, poker machine owners and operators are not pleased with the terms that have been set out. Clubs Australia has planned to fight the…

Clubs Can’t Afford Reform

Shortly after it was announced that pokie reform is going to happen, Clubs Australia jumped into action. The organization, representing poker machine venues across the country, has fought poker machine reform over the course of the past year. Now that reform is an inevitability, the group is not pleased – and has decided to make…

Costello Calls New Pokies Plan Deceptive

Clubs NSW has recently launched a trial of a new program which is receiving a great deal of criticism already. The program, which will put Salvation Army chaplains in gaming clubs to offer assistance and counselling to players, is being called a “white wash” at best. The program will be trialled at Mingara Recreational Club,…

Clubs Australia Tries to Get Around Pokie Reform

According to a recent report by 7 News, Clubs Australia seems to be trying to find a way around potential pokie reforms. A training document released on Clubs Australia’s website supports the use of mobile ATM machines, allowing players to withdraw more than the $250 which would be allowed by ATMs inside the pubs if…

Clubs Australian Proposes New Responsible Pokies Program

While pokie reform is at the heart of the problem gambling issue, some organizations are not convinced that it will be enough to actual reduce the number of gambling addicts in the country. Clubs Australia is one of these organizations and has proposed a new responsible gambling program that aims to empower the player. Recently,…

Criticism for Gambling Education Program

Recently, Clubs Australia proposed the idea that schools across the country should include gambling education in their curricula. It would help to teach young children about gambling responsibly from a very early age, helping to reduce rates of gambling addiction. While the idea was generally well-received, there has been some criticism of the idea. According…

Clubs Australia Proposes Pokie Reform Alternative

Clubs Australia was the biggest critic of Andrew Wilkie’s plan for poker machine reform. Pumping millions of dollars in anti-reform campaigns, it was apparent that the group did not believe pokie reform would help to curb problem gambling rates across Australia. Now that pokie reform has been scrapped and the dust has cleared, Clubs Australia…

Clubs Australia Drops Anti-Reform Campaign

After months of fighting against poker machine reform, Clubs Australia can finally back away from the causes. The organization, which represents poker machine operators from across the country, was vehemently opposed to Andrew Wilkie’s pokie reform plan. It’s decision to campaign against the reform was not only based on the fact that it would damage…

Charities Caught in the Pokie Reform Crossfire

Clubs Australia has been fighting against Andrew Wilke’s gambling reform for the past few months. The organization claims that precommitment technology will not help to curb problem gambling rates, and will deny charities valuable funding. The latter argument has been cited quite often; however, we have barely heard from actual charities on the topic. That…

Tag Archive: Clubs Australia

Pokie Venues Propose Offering Childcare

The Productivity Commission has recently published a report that confirms Australia’s shortage of childcare across the country. The government has been stuck for solutions, but the poker machine industry has presented some help. Clubs Australia CEO Anthony Ball has presented a solution that would see pokie clubs across the country providing childcare services to residents….

Clubs Get Tough on Pokie Reform

Poker machine reform has recently been passed, as political parties across Australia have decided that equipping pokies with voluntary pre-commitment technology. While they have the best interest of Australian citizens at heart, poker machine owners and operators are not pleased with the terms that have been set out. Clubs Australia has planned to fight the…

Clubs Can’t Afford Reform

Shortly after it was announced that pokie reform is going to happen, Clubs Australia jumped into action. The organization, representing poker machine venues across the country, has fought poker machine reform over the course of the past year. Now that reform is an inevitability, the group is not pleased – and has decided to make…

Costello Calls New Pokies Plan Deceptive

Clubs NSW has recently launched a trial of a new program which is receiving a great deal of criticism already. The program, which will put Salvation Army chaplains in gaming clubs to offer assistance and counselling to players, is being called a “white wash” at best. The program will be trialled at Mingara Recreational Club,…

Clubs Australia Tries to Get Around Pokie Reform

According to a recent report by 7 News, Clubs Australia seems to be trying to find a way around potential pokie reforms. A training document released on Clubs Australia’s website supports the use of mobile ATM machines, allowing players to withdraw more than the $250 which would be allowed by ATMs inside the pubs if…

Clubs Australian Proposes New Responsible Pokies Program

While pokie reform is at the heart of the problem gambling issue, some organizations are not convinced that it will be enough to actual reduce the number of gambling addicts in the country. Clubs Australia is one of these organizations and has proposed a new responsible gambling program that aims to empower the player. Recently,…

Criticism for Gambling Education Program

Recently, Clubs Australia proposed the idea that schools across the country should include gambling education in their curricula. It would help to teach young children about gambling responsibly from a very early age, helping to reduce rates of gambling addiction. While the idea was generally well-received, there has been some criticism of the idea. According…

Clubs Australia Proposes Pokie Reform Alternative

Clubs Australia was the biggest critic of Andrew Wilkie’s plan for poker machine reform. Pumping millions of dollars in anti-reform campaigns, it was apparent that the group did not believe pokie reform would help to curb problem gambling rates across Australia. Now that pokie reform has been scrapped and the dust has cleared, Clubs Australia…

Clubs Australia Drops Anti-Reform Campaign

After months of fighting against poker machine reform, Clubs Australia can finally back away from the causes. The organization, which represents poker machine operators from across the country, was vehemently opposed to Andrew Wilkie’s pokie reform plan. It’s decision to campaign against the reform was not only based on the fact that it would damage…

Charities Caught in the Pokie Reform Crossfire

Clubs Australia has been fighting against Andrew Wilke’s gambling reform for the past few months. The organization claims that precommitment technology will not help to curb problem gambling rates, and will deny charities valuable funding. The latter argument has been cited quite often; however, we have barely heard from actual charities on the topic. That…

Tag Archive: Clubs Australia

Pokie Venues Propose Offering Childcare

The Productivity Commission has recently published a report that confirms Australia’s shortage of childcare across the country. The government has been stuck for solutions, but the poker machine industry has presented some help. Clubs Australia CEO Anthony Ball has presented a solution that would see pokie clubs across the country providing childcare services to residents….

Clubs Get Tough on Pokie Reform

Poker machine reform has recently been passed, as political parties across Australia have decided that equipping pokies with voluntary pre-commitment technology. While they have the best interest of Australian citizens at heart, poker machine owners and operators are not pleased with the terms that have been set out. Clubs Australia has planned to fight the…

Clubs Can’t Afford Reform

Shortly after it was announced that pokie reform is going to happen, Clubs Australia jumped into action. The organization, representing poker machine venues across the country, has fought poker machine reform over the course of the past year. Now that reform is an inevitability, the group is not pleased – and has decided to make…

Costello Calls New Pokies Plan Deceptive

Clubs NSW has recently launched a trial of a new program which is receiving a great deal of criticism already. The program, which will put Salvation Army chaplains in gaming clubs to offer assistance and counselling to players, is being called a “white wash” at best. The program will be trialled at Mingara Recreational Club,…

Clubs Australia Tries to Get Around Pokie Reform

According to a recent report by 7 News, Clubs Australia seems to be trying to find a way around potential pokie reforms. A training document released on Clubs Australia’s website supports the use of mobile ATM machines, allowing players to withdraw more than the $250 which would be allowed by ATMs inside the pubs if…

Clubs Australian Proposes New Responsible Pokies Program

While pokie reform is at the heart of the problem gambling issue, some organizations are not convinced that it will be enough to actual reduce the number of gambling addicts in the country. Clubs Australia is one of these organizations and has proposed a new responsible gambling program that aims to empower the player. Recently,…

Criticism for Gambling Education Program

Recently, Clubs Australia proposed the idea that schools across the country should include gambling education in their curricula. It would help to teach young children about gambling responsibly from a very early age, helping to reduce rates of gambling addiction. While the idea was generally well-received, there has been some criticism of the idea. According…

Clubs Australia Proposes Pokie Reform Alternative

Clubs Australia was the biggest critic of Andrew Wilkie’s plan for poker machine reform. Pumping millions of dollars in anti-reform campaigns, it was apparent that the group did not believe pokie reform would help to curb problem gambling rates across Australia. Now that pokie reform has been scrapped and the dust has cleared, Clubs Australia…

Clubs Australia Drops Anti-Reform Campaign

After months of fighting against poker machine reform, Clubs Australia can finally back away from the causes. The organization, which represents poker machine operators from across the country, was vehemently opposed to Andrew Wilkie’s pokie reform plan. It’s decision to campaign against the reform was not only based on the fact that it would damage…

Charities Caught in the Pokie Reform Crossfire

Clubs Australia has been fighting against Andrew Wilke’s gambling reform for the past few months. The organization claims that precommitment technology will not help to curb problem gambling rates, and will deny charities valuable funding. The latter argument has been cited quite often; however, we have barely heard from actual charities on the topic. That…