Terms of Reference

On 13 June 2017, the Senate referred the following matters related 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.

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