Participation of Australians in online poker

On 13 June 2017, the Senate referred the following matters to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 14 September 2017:

  1. the participation of Australians in online poker;
  2. the nature and extent of any personal or social harms and benefits arising from participating in online poker; and
  3. whether the current regulatory approach, in particular, the recently amended Interactive Gambling Act 2001, is a reasonable and proportionate response to those harms and benefits. 

The closing date for submissions is 21 July 2017. The reporting date was extended on 7 September 2017 to 18 October 2017.

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