Interactive Gambling Amendment (Sports Betting Reform) Bill 2015

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On 26 November 2015 the Senate referred the Interactive Gambling Amendment (Sports Betting Reform) Bill 2015 for inquiry and report.

The closing date for submissions is 12 February 2016. The reporting date is 12 May 2016.

On 2 May 2016, the Senate granted an extension of time to report until 20 June 2016.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
ec.sen@aph.gov.au

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About this inquiry

The Bill proposes to amend the Interactive Gambling Act 2001 to implement harm minimisation measures to help individuals using online sports betting to better control their gambling. The Bill also proposes to establish an Interactive Gambling Regulator and National Self-exclusion Register.  

Inquiry Status

Inquiry lapsed

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