Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) is deeply disappointed by the New South Wales Government's intention to introduce a new wagering tax which is 25 percent higher than the Victorian Labor Government's. The Queensland Government's decision to pursue a significantly higher 15 percent point of consumption tax will make it the highest effective wagering tax rate in the world.
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.
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.
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.