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Tasmanian pokies reform debate goes late into night in lower house as Labor, Liberals close in on deal

Adam Holmes
Updated October 14 2021 - 9:19pm, first published 9:00pm
Finance Minister Michael Ferguson says there's no need to include harm minimisation in pokies legislation, while Greens leader Cassy O'Connor slammed both major parties.
Finance Minister Michael Ferguson says there's no need to include harm minimisation in pokies legislation, while Greens leader Cassy O'Connor slammed both major parties.

Debate in the lower house on the government's proposed poker machine reforms appeared likely to head into the next sitting week with the Greens claiming the Liberals and Labor were offering "identical" harm minimisation policies.

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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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