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Gambling lobby ‘bets big’ on lobbyists – Industry spends more than double any other harmful industry to sway our politicians.

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The gambling industry hires the most lobbying firms across Australia, more than double that of any other harmful product industry according to new analysis of the Federal lobbyist register. It reveals that the gambling industry has access to up to 280 lobbyists seeking to influence our Federal political leaders. The research also highlights the appalling ‘revolving … Continued

Tribute to Peta Murphy, a gambling reform champion

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The Alliance for Gambling Reform is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Federal MP for Dunkley Peta Murphy. “We’ve lost a real champion for gambling reform,” the CEO of the Alliance for Gambling Reform, Carol Bennett, said. “As the Chair of the Federal Inquiry into online gambling and its impacts on those experiencing … Continued

Vic Govt must act on gambling harm blueprint – State’s $7.5b gambling losses are devastating communities

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The Victorian Government must immediately adopt all 61 recommendations of a parliamentary inquiry which has detailed a comprehensive blueprint to dramatically cut gambling harm across the State. The Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) report, published today, details a raft of recommendations including the consideration of setting gambling loss limits, reducing the number of poker … Continued

Enjoy Seamless Source Switching with the BenQ beCreatus DP1310 USB-C Hybrid Dock: Work, Play and Power Your Way

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BenQ introduces the beCreatus DP1310 Hybrid Dock, featuring an industry-leading dual-source integrated design which utilises both USB-C and HDMI inputs. Programmers, creators, designers, editors all understand one thing; more displays translate to higher productivity. As the hybrid and remote workstyle gains popularity, people increasingly rely on their home workstations to double as an entertainment hub. … Continued

PM must review the ministerial code of conduct to help ensure public interest is put ahead of gambling industry interests.

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The Prime Minister must consider urgent changes to his Ministerial Code of Conduct in the wake of more revelations that gambling industry paid for lavish hospitality of Communication’s Minister, Michelle Rowland. Minister Rowland has key responsibilities for policing gambling advertising and is currently deliberating on the recommendations of a parliamentary inquiry into online gambling that … Continued

Gaming and finance join forces to transform digital business

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Avid gamers and aspiring finance professionals can discover the emerging field of Gaming Finance and learn how gaming can be harnessed to create new business models and opportunities through RMIT’s new course – GameFi in the Web World.   GameFi combines elements of blockchain technology, decentralised finance, and gaming to explore innovative business models and opportunities. … Continued

Kicking off Melbourne International Games Week with TRON!

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RMIT Culture and RMIT Future Play Lab are excited to invite all gaming enthusiasts to a unique screening at the iconic Capitol of Steven Lisberger’s ground-breaking 1982 arcade game classic, TRON.  Hear from RMIT Future Play Lab gamemaker Troy Innocent, RMIT PlaceLab’s Kiri Delly and multimedia specialist Uyen Nguyen prior to the screening, as they … Continued