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Gambling and lotteries

Fake Australian lottery causes confusion overseas

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.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

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.

ACT Gambling & Racing Commission

Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor (WA)

Responsible for regulating and maintaining the integrity of lawful racing, gambling and liquor activities for Western Australians to participate in.

Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor [WA]

Gambling and licensing (NT)

Provides information on legislation and develop policy that minimises harm related to gambling, liquor, tobacco, private security and escorts for Northern Territory.

Department of Business [NT]

Gambling support services (Tas)

Tasmanian Government page providing support and counselling services to Tasmanians concerned about their own or someone else's gambling.

Department of Health and Human Services [Tas]

Liquor and gambling (SA)

Provides information on regulation of the liquor, gaming, casino and racing industries in South Australia.

Consumer and Business Services [SA]

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation (Qld)

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.

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation [Qld]

Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing (NSW)

Responsible for the proper conduct of the gaming, racing, liquor and charities industries in New South Wales. Includes links for help for problem gamblers.

Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing [NSW]

Problem gambling

The Problem gambling website provides information about problem gambling in Australia and details the proposed changes to poker machines in gambling venues.

Department of Social Services

Problem gambling (SA)

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.

Department for Communities and Social Inclusion [SA]

Problem gambling (Vic)

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.

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

Responsible gambling (Qld)

Provides links to information on code of practice, resource manuals, facts about gambling, gambling related exclusions and Responsible Gambling Advisory Committee.

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation [Qld]

Tasmanian Gaming Commission

Regulates and controls gaming in Tasmania. Includes links to information on casino gaming; interactive gaming and wagering; licence applications; problem gambling and liquor licensing.

Tasmanian Gaming Commission

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR)

This site includes links to information on laws and regulations; licences and permits; forms and submissions; online services; research and statistics.

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation

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