An inquiry is underway by the Australian Government Productivity Commission into Gambling. It is calling for submissions by March 31, 2009. A draft report will be finalised in July/August with the final report expected to be released November 24, 2009. Among other things it is seeking comment on the social and economic impacts of gambling. Read the issues paper to get a better understanding of what gambling is doing in Australia. See:

To see how WA laws compare to other states and more info on gambling provided by the Federal Government read” A National Snapshot of Harm Minimisation Strategies’:

POSTED 29 Jan 2009