Gambling and lotteries
People around the world are being sent emails telling them that they have won a fortune in a fake Australian lottery that claims to be endorsed by the Australian Government. Confused consumers have been contacting SCAMwatch and other government agencies to check whether the lottery is genuine.
The Commission performs a variety of functions related to the regulation of gaming and racing & wagering activities in the ACT, including administration and enforcement of the ACT Gaming Laws. This site includes links to information on gambling and lotteries.
Responsible for regulating and maintaining the integrity of lawful racing, gambling and liquor activities for Western Australians to participate in.
Gambling Help Online lets you 'talk' with someone immediately via their online service or you can speak to a counsellor by calling 1800 858 858. This new online service provides you with an opportunity to access counselling and information services if you are unable or reluctant to access face-to-face services, although the site can still help you find those services if you wish.
Tasmanian Government page providing support and counselling services to Tasmanians concerned about their own or someone else's gambling.
Licensing, Regulations and Alcohol Strategy (LRAS) aims to effectively administer legislation and develop policy that minimises harm related to gambling, liquor, tobacco, private security and escorts.
Responsible for promoting the economic development of the liquor industry within a socially responsible framework and maintaining the integrity and probity of the gambling industry in Queensland.
Responsible for the proper conduct of the gaming, racing, liquor and charities industries in New South Wales. Includes links for help for problem gamblers.
The Office of the Liquor and Gambling Commissioner plays a vital role in the regulation of the liquor, gaming, casino, racing and lottery industries in South Australia.
The Problem gambling website provides information about problem gambling in Australia and details the proposed changes to poker machines in gambling venues.
Problem Gambling has information about problem gambling, how and where to get help in South Australia, self-help information, resources and publications, helpful links and current problem gambling initiatives.
Website for Gambler's Help - a helpline that provides the advice and support that people with a gambling problem or their family and friends need.
Provides information on help services, educational resources and access to responsible gambling materials.
Regulates and controls gaming in Tasmania. Includes links to information on casino gaming; interactive gaming and wagering; licence applications; problem gambling and liquor licensing.
This site includes links to information on laws and regulations; licences and permits; forms and submissions; online services; research and statistics.