City of Launceston urges harm minimisation focus, release of government pokies policy in reform debate

Adam Holmes
By Adam Holmes
August 13 2021 - 5:00pm
City of Launceston councillors were concerned at data showing the disproportionate impact of pokies losses in disadvantaged communities.

The City of Launceston has urged the state government to release its policy behind its poker machine reform bill to enable a transparent debate, and for meaningful harm minimisation to be included to protect disadvantaged communities.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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