Tasmania’s 2018 state election was seriously influenced by donations from the gaming industry. With a lot of the funds side-stepping the established rules, greater transparency is clearly needed.
While the Tasmanian election hinges on the issues of pokies, the connection between mainland political parties and the gaming industry is far more opaque.
A punter who has spent the last 20 years gambling on the pokies wants to dispel the negative attitude surrounding it.
Lack of childcare may keep parents out of work longer than they might choose, but gaming clubs offering care for our kids while we play the pokies? No, says Conrad Liveris, hell no.
Nicholas Hartman isn’t your typical Aussie bloke. In fact, for him football, in particular Rugby League, brings out the very worst in society.