To: Federal Minister of Communication

Gambling Advertisement on TV

Gambling Advertisement to be banned on TV

Why is this important?

With 300000 Australians addicted to gambling it is time to assist them to resist the temptation resulting from TV advertisements by betting companies
Alcohol and cigarette advertisements have been banned from Commercial TV for at least over a decade.
As a result, lower road tolls as a result of drink driving has saved countless lives. Similarly declining cigarette addiction has improved the health of countless thousands and reducing health costs to the community not to mention the benefit to future generations.

I believe banning betting on Commercial TV will have a lasting benefit to minimise the harmful effect to the family budget and discourage gambling addiction in the community.

We lead the World with plain tobacco packaging.
Now it is time to reduce the harmful effects of gambling addiction.


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