Tag Archives: Julie Gillard
- Aussie pre commitment plan looking less likely
January 16, 2012
MPs in Australia are looking for viable alternatives to pokies pre-commitment technology as the current plans look doomed to fail. The press Down Under are reporting secret meetings have been held between Senior Labor MPs and members of the Australian Hotels Association (AHA) to discuss alternatives to the controversial technology....
- Gillard and Xenophon on pokies reform
April 12, 2011
The leader of the Australian government Julia Gillard has given the strongest indication yet that she will be clamping down on pokies gambling. It would indicate that the Prime Minister supports Andrew Wilkie’s plans for compulsory pre-commitment technology to be implemented in all venues. "I come from a part of...
- Wilkie gives Gillard pokies deadline
March 29, 2011
As Prime Minister Julie Gillard reels from having hackers lay waste to her computer, another Australian MP is forging a path towards pokies reform and has set a deadline for the controversial head of state to make a decision. ABC News reports that in an address to the National Press...
- Australians moving from pokies to online
August 30, 2010
Australians may be yet to decide on who they actually want to run their country, but if new figures are anything to go by then online gambling has taken the pokies crowd, and more, as it continues to grow. However, as we’ve seen before, current PM Julie Gillard wants no...
- Nothing to separate Aussie election candidates
August 20, 2010
Darth Vader’s next point of arrival could be Australia, as the upcoming general election looks to be a close run thing. Incumbent PM Julie Gillard, a staunch critic of the dark side of the Internet, is now neck and neck with the leader of the opposition coalition, Tony Abbott. We...
Australia goes after online gambling sites in new probe
September 7, 2015
Wilkie gives Gillard pokies deadline
March 29, 2011