& New Zealand Links
|Tasmanian Gaming Commission
Based in Hobart. Established
in 1993 under the Gaming Control Act. The Commission is independent of
the Tasmanian Government and the gaming industry and comprises three members.
Maintains an inspectorate at Wrest Point and the Country Club casinos.
A registered Company, incorporated
by the Government of Tasmania to administer the commercial aspects of Racing
and Breeding in Tasmania.
|Australasian Casino Association
Trade body founded in 1992
representing Australia's 13 casinos and 5 in New Zealand. The Association
chaged its name from the Australian Casino Association to Australasian
Casino Association in June 2008.
|Gaming Technologies Association
Formerly the Australasian
Gaming Machine Manufacturers Association.
Formed in the early 1990's
to represent manufacturers of gaming and related equipment. Divided into
two groups Members and Associates.
|Australian Gaming Council
Based in Melbourne the AGC
was formed in June 2000 and is a national body with members representing
all sectors of the gambling industries. The AGC provides a bridge between
industry, government, community groups and others on the issues of responsible
and problem gambling.
|New Zealand - Charity
An industry organisation
comprised of charitable trusts which raise money for the community through
the operation of gaming machines.
& gaming research
|Auckland University of
Technology - Gambling Research Centre
of Gambling Research
Located on the campus of
the University of Western Sydney.
|Australian Bureau of
report detailing casino profitability, employment & gaming floor
"The Productivity Commission
has undertaken a national public inquiry into Australia’s Gambling Industries
at the request of the Treasurer. The final report of this inquiry
was released by the Commonwealth Government on 16th December 1999".
For Gambling Studies - Australia
NAGS aims to promote discussion
and research into all areas of gambling activity. Holds an annual conference.
The November 2004 event being held at Conrad Jupiters
Gold Coast, Queensland.
PBL executive Andrew MacDonald. Spreadsheets, specialist articles and features.
Hardcopy and online Australalian
magazine. The official publication of the Australasian Gaming Machine Manufacturers
Help for Internet Gaming
Juristictions and Gambling Licenses. A very comprehensive Australian portal
for information on software, licensing and legislation.