We want to see Australia without poker machines harming our communities and without sports gambling ads dominating our televisions. It's time to end Australia's gambling addiction!
WE'RE IN IT TOGETHER
Whether it's supporting a local community fighting a poker machine application, a state-wide campaign to change poker machines laws, or by demanding national policy reform to curb sports gambling - we're stronger together.
Below are our current campaigns. Please follow the links to help build an Australia without ongoing gambling harm.
INQUIRY INTO ONLINE GAMBLING AND ITS IMPACTS ON THOSE EXPERIENCING GAMBLING HARM
Online gambling participation has increased exponentially over the past few years and the true extent of its impacts and reach are still being fully understood. However, the evidence available shows significant gambling harm being experienced online by young people and vulnerable community groups with a significant increase in online wagering companies profits over the past few years. Click here to learn more and take action
TACKLING HARM IN NEW SOUTH WALES
Each day, $18.7million is lost through poker machines in New South Wales.
With over 92,000 poker machines (that's more than 30% of the world’s non-casino poker machines) there's much to be done.
Click here to learn more and take action
The documentary Ka-Ching! Pokie Nation is a powerful tool for engaging Australians on the issue of poker machine gambling, and how it damages our communities. Community groups, councils, churches and small clubs are screening the film to bring their group together around an important issue.
Click here to watch Ka-ching or to order the DVD
TAKING ACTION IN VICTORIA
Everyday, the poker machine industry are fleecing Victorians to the tune of $7.4 million.
With over 22 Alliance Leadership Councils in Victoria, there’s a unique opportunity to leverage community support and pave the way for nation-leading reforms. Click here to learn more.
CALLING FOR AN END TO GAMBLING ADS
It's time to kick gambling ads out of sport!
Sign the petition and find out more about how you can stand with us to end gambling ad. Click here to take action
Kingston - Chelsea Heights Hotel and Woolworth Supreme Court Appeal
We were thrilled by the passionate community turn out to draw attention to a loophole in current planning laws.
We attended a flash rally in Chelsea, hosted by the Alliance for Gambling Reform, to show community opposition to the proposal to build a supermarket close to a gambling venue. We believe our community shouldn't be exposed to the risk of gambling harm just by buying groceries and we saw many of you agreed. Click here to learn more and take action.
VICTORIA STATE ELECTION 2022 -TIME TO DEMAND CHANGE!
We've been advocating on these issues for many years, but it's now time with the state election to ramp up the movement and make sure candidates and MPs know gambling harm is a crucial public health issue which needs immediate and meaningful reforms! Click here to learn more.
POKER MACHINES ON TRIAL
Shonica Guy was the plaintiff in a landmark case alleging that the ‘Dolphin Treasure’ poker machine designed by Aristocrat and operated by Crown Casino is unlawful under Australian Consumer Law. Click here to learn more about taking Crown Casino and Aristocrat to court
END GAMBLING HARM AFTER DARK
The risk of gambling harm from poker machines increases after dark. We know that the high levels of harm being experienced by people in the late hours of the night and early hours of the morning are avoidable.
Click here to learn more and take action
HOLDING THE AFL TO ACCOUNT
Sport brings us together, and that's what we love about it. That's why it just doesn't make sense that footy clubs around Australia are still using poker machines to fund their operations, or that the AFL are getting into bed with foreign bookmakers. Click here to learn more and take action
CROWN CASINO EXPOSED
We successfully fought for a Royal Commission into Crown Casino! To read our blog post of how it went click here. To find out how we are making sure the Royal Commission recommendations are implemented state-wide click here to find out more.
WINNING AGAINST WOOLIES
Early July 2019 brought with it wonderful news that Woolworths is scaling back its investments in the predatory poker machine business, and it’s all thanks to you!
Click here to learn how you made this happen