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Media Releases

Victorian Wagering Tax

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) is disappointed by the Victorian Government’s decision to introduce a new point of consumption tax (POCT) on online wagering.

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RWA welcomes new Chairman

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) is pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Nick Minchin as RWA's new Chairman.

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Queensland Labor’s Wagering Tax

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) is disappointed that Queensland Labor has announced a 15 percent point of consumption (POC) tax on online wagering.

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Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) is proudly hosting an afternoon tea today in support of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.

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Victorian Government announces reforms to gambling advertising

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) welcomes the announcement by the Victorian Government that it will ban static wagering advertising on public transport and within close proximity of schools.

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RWA welcomes enhanced protections for online wagering customers

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) welcomes the outcomes of today’s Ministerial meeting on a National Consumer Protection Framework for the online wagering industry.

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WA Budget

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) is disappointed the Western Australian (WA) Government has announced a 15 percent Point of Consumption (POC) tax for the wagering sector, despite agreeing to take part in the Federal Government’s development of a nationally consistent taxation framework.

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RWA welcomes passage of the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016

Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) has welcomed the passage of legislation through the Australian Parliament designed to protect Australians from illegal offshore gambling operators.

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RWA welcomes Ladbrokes to membership

Responsible Wagering Australia is pleased to welcome Ladbrokes to its membership as of 1 July 2017.

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Government led reduction in wagering advertising

New Federal Government gambling advertising restrictions announced today represent significant reform and follow Responsible Wagering Australia's advocacy for a reduction in the volume of wagering advertising.

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RWA welcomes in-principle agreement on strengthened consumer protections

Responsible Wagering Australia has welcomed the renewed commitment by the Federal Government, along with State and Territory Ministers, to develop stronger consumer protections for the online wagering sector.

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