From Patron Care to Consumer Protection: Poker Machines in Tasmania

Anglicare Tasmania's Social Action and Research Centre, SARC

This paper argues that the Government needs to move away from a narrow focus on referral and treatment of the ‘problem gambler’ to a broader mandate focused on ensuring, promoting and providing ‘safe gambling’ for all customers. Broader strategies are needed to minimise harm and reduce the number of people developing gambling problems.

Publication Date: February 2004 Authors: Margie Law From Patron Care to Consumer Protection 2004 (pdf)

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