Gambling

Public hearings

Initial public hearings (7 transcripts)
Location Date Participants Transcripts
Melbourne 26 November 2009
  • Tabcorp: Elmer Funke Kupper and Robert Nason
  • Robert Waterhouse, Gai Waterhouse, Tom Waterhouse and Sam Swanell
  • Regis Control Pty Ltd: Elik Szewach, Lisa Horten and Ian Donald
  • Kildonan Uniting Care: Sue Fraser
  • Macedon Ranges Shire Council: John Letchford and Lorraine Beyer
  • RSL Victoria: Mark Johnson, Mark Sherlock, Brian Cairns, David McLachlan and Bruce Curl
Proceedings (PDF - 240 Kb)
Sydney 1 December 2009
  • Senator Nick Xenophon
  • Betchoice Corporation Pty Ltd: Mark Morrissey and Jamie Nettleton
  • Gambling Impact Society NSW: Kate Roberts
  • Tourism and Transport Forum: Evan Hall
  • Racing Industry Consultation Group: Michael Kenny
  • Racing NSW: Alan Brown and Peter V'Landys
  • The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW: Sandra Bailey, Roger Williams and Sophia Lema
  • Exodus Group: Hans Timmers, Bill Crews, Murray McFadgan and Lance Halatau
Proceedings (PDF - 318 Kb)
Sydney 2 December 2009
  • Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC): Brenda Bailey and Elizabeth Simpson
  • Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) Australia: Stafford Sanders
  • SmokeFree Australia: Stafford Sanders
Proceedings (PDF - 81 Kb)
Melbourne 7 December 2009
  • John Beagle
  • Victorian Interchurch Gambling Taskforce: Mark Zirnsak
  • Victorian Interchurch Gambling Taskforce and Salvation Army: Brad Halse
  • Betfair Australia: Andrew Twaits and Daniel Hoare
  • Australian Internet Bookmakers Association: Tony Clark
  • ibus Media Limited: Damon Rasheed and Jamie Nettleton
  • Jemal Abdelrehim
Proceedings (PDF - 256 Kb)
Adelaide 8 December 2009
  • Australian Hotels Association (SA): Ian Horne and Wally Woehlert
  • SA Heads of Christian Churches Gambling Taskforce: Helen Carrig and Mark Henley
  • Australian Racing Board: Andrew Harding
  • FamilyVoice Australia: Mrs Roslyn Phillips and Mr David d'Lima
  • Commissioner for Victims' Rights: Michael O'Connell
  • Duty of Care: Sue Pinkerton
  • Relationships Australia (SA): Rosemary Hambledon and Jen Hamer
  • SACOSS: Richard Cannon and Michael McCabe
Proceedings (PDF - 328 Kb)
Brisbane 14 December 2009
  • Maxgaming/Tatts Group: Declan Martschinke and Shane McCarthy
  • Leagues Club Australia and National Rugby League: Peter Turnbull, Tony Murphy, Trent Dixon and Gerard Benedt
  • ClubsQLD: Doug Flockhart and Geoff Wohlsen
  • Australasian Casino Association: Chris Downy and Jerome Fahrer
  • PokieWatch: Paul Bendat
  • Responsible Gaming Networks Pty Ltd: Phillip Ryan
Proceedings (PDF - 378 Kb)
Canberra 15 December 2009
  • UnitingCare Australia: Michael Brown and Mark Henly
  • RSL and Service Clubs Association: Bryan Miller, Graeme Carroll and Rear Admiral Ken Doolan AO RAN (Retd)
  • Charles Livingstone and Richard Woolley
  • Australian Hotels Association: John Whelan
  • Clubs Australia: Peter Newell, Anthony Ball and Josh Landis
  • Australian Bookmakers' Association Pty Ltd: Peter Fletcher and Mick Rolfe
  • Harness Racing Australia: Geoff Want and Andrew Kelly
  • National Horse Racing Alliance: Mr Martin Einfeld (QC)
  • Gaming Technologies Association: Ross Ferrar
  • Australasian Gaming Council: Cheryl Vardon and Nadine Grinblat
Proceedings (PDF - 518 Kb)