Topic: Gaming and liquor regulation

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Appointment

The Andrews Labor Government today announced the appointment of Janet Dore as interim Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. Ms Dore will commence her role as interim CEO in mid-October, replacing Louise Glanville who will start a new role as Managing Director of Victoria Legal Aid. Ms Dore is a highly experienced […]

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Release Of Report On The Sixth Casino Review

The Andrews Labor Government has today released the Sixth Review of the Casino Operator and Licence. Under the Casino Control Act 1991, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation is required to investigate Crown Melbourne Ltd at least every five years, to determine it remains suitable to hold the casino licence. The Sixth Review […]

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Tackling Gambling Harm In Regional And Rural Victoria

The Andrews Labor Government is investing almost $250,000 in programs to prevent and reduce gambling harm in regional and rural Victoria. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today announced funding for five new projects focused on helping young Victorians and Aboriginal and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Grants of up to $50,000 […]

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Preventing Gambling Harm In CALD Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is working to prevent gambling harm in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities across Victoria. Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz launched the first of a suite of new resources aimed at reducing gambling-related harm in CALD communities at a Refugee Week event in Hoppers Crossing today. […]

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More Research Funding To Reduce Gambling Harm

The Andrews Labor Government will provide a further $300,000 in grants for early career researchers to study Victoria’s gambling behaviours and ways to reduce harm. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today launched the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s (VRGF) grants program and Research Agenda 2018-2022 at the Footscray Community Arts Centre. This year’s […]

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New Study To Shine Light On Victorian Gambling

The Andrews Labor Government is funding a major new study into gambling and health that will help prevent and reduce gambling harm in the future. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz today announced that the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation will provide $1 million to CQUniversity to undertake research into emerging gambling products, consumer […]

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More Regional Grants To Prevent Gambling Harm

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up the fight against gambling harm in regional and rural Victoria with $250,000 in prevention grants to be provided through the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation (VRGF). Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz joined Member for Bendigo West Maree Edwards in Bendigo today to launch the VRGF’s Prevention […]

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Perpetrators Face The Music As Pilot Program Launched

The Andrews Labor Government is partnering with some of Victoria’s best known gig spots to stop sexual harassment and assault in live music venues. Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz joined Minister for Creative Industries Martin Foley at the Corner Hotel in Richmond to launch the Sexual Harassment and Assault in Licensed Live […]

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New Smart Phone ID To Leave The Card Behind

The Andrews Labor Government is paving the way for Victorians to use their mobile phones as proof of age through new technology developed by Australia Post. In an Australian first, Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz has approved the use of Keypass in Digital ID ™ as an evidence of age document in […]

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Tackling Gambling Harm In Victoria’s CALD Communities

The Andrews Labor Government is protecting Victoria’s culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities from gambling harm by funding new targeted prevention projects. Acting Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Martin Pakula today announced the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation had awarded 12 community organisations a total of $200,000 to develop new programs across the state. Research […]

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