Betting service providers have been provided with new guidelines for gambling advertising, featuring tighter restrictions on advertising inducements to gamble.
The restrictions came into effect on Monday 2 July.
The NSW Government’s strengthened laws include:
- increased penalties for betting service providers that offer inducements to gamble and publish prohibited gambling advertising from $5,500 to $55,000 for corporations and $5,500 for individuals
- increased power to hold directors of betting service providers accountable for misconduct in their organisations.
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WA BANS ALCOHOL ADS ON PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The West Australian government has announced a ban on the advertising of alcohol on public transport.
Transport Minister Rita Saffioti says alcohol advertising on trains and digital billboards has stopped with immediate effect, and it will begin to be phased out from buses in March 2019.
Alcohol advertising accounts for about two per cent of revenue for the Public Transport Authority, which has now negotiated with APN Outdoor to incorporate an alcohol ban into existing contracts as early as practical.
Sources: L&GNSW & WA GOVT