Australian Capital Territory
News & Analysis
A major staff shakeup is taking place at GambleAware, Massachusetts has appointed a new regulator and Crown Resorts continues to shed staff amid ongoing controversy.
New reforms aimed at tackling problem gambling in the Australian Capital Territory will be introduced by the end of the year, according to the region’s attorney general.
An Australian gambling regulator has come under unusually heavy fire and triggered amendments to problem gambling legislation after settling with a sports club that appealed against a fine for eight breaches of slot machine legislation.
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government has become the latest regional authority in the country to impose a point of consumption (POC) tax on gambling operators.
Australia’s most populous state and the nation’s capital will ban greyhound racing in response to a commission inquiry that said the industry is incapable of preventing systematic animal cruelty and mass slaughter of healthy dogs.
Data & Forecasts
Latest annual Australian Gambling Statistics Report data from the Queensland Government Office of Economic and Statistical Research. The data released for the country contains the following information by state/territory: Turnover and gross gaming revenue by gambling category and quantity of gaming machines. There are approximately 11,000 data points in this document.
Latest annual data from the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Gambling and Racing Commission, Australia. The data released for the territory contains the following information: Taxation collected on behalf of the territory, taxation revenue transferred to the government, operating surplus, a breakdown of taxation revenue and regulatory fees by gambling sector, number of licensed gaming machine venues and number of gaming machines by type of licensee. There are approximately 510 data points in this document.
Latest Annual Racing Report data from ACTTAB of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The data released contains the following information: Statement of income, revenue breakdown, betting turnover by product and racing betting turnover by meeting code, bet type and location. There are approximately 170 data points in this document.