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Gambling Policy

Gambling policy

This policy forms a basis for Council activities relating to gambling. These include monitoring of gambling trends, informing residents about the hazards of gambling and sources of assistance, easing the impact of gambling, supplying alternative social and recreational outlets, guiding Council’s interactions with gambling providers, advocacy for gambling reforms and responses to applications for the electronic gambling machines (EGMs) or venues.

It provides a foundation for Council responses to gambling issues within our community and incorporates amendments which respond to emerging challenges, such as the rise of sports betting and online gambling.