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Brimbank retains pokies loss title

Brimbank has again topped the state for money lost to gaming machines. A whopping $72,619,432.51 was funnelled into machines across Brimbank over the first half...

New terms for gaming venues

Brimbank council is proposing a radical lease agreement with a major sporting club to help curb gambling losses crippling the municipality. According to a council...

Brimbank gambling losses top the state once again

More money was lost on gaming machines in Brimbank in the past financial year than anywhere else in Victoria. Latest data from the Victorian Commission...

Council puts pokies under fire

Brimbank council has introduced a radical new policy to minimise gambling harm. Under the new policy, the council will charge clubs that operate poker machines...

Pokies deal on the table

Brimbank council says its position on electronic gaming machines remains clear, despite reports the council could seek gaming industry funding to help build the...

Clubs call for pokies assurance

More than 1300 people have signed petitions calling on Brimbank council to allow two local sporting clubs to continue to operate poker machines on...

Council wants gambling input

Brimbank council wants feedback on its soon-to-be-finalised policy on electronic gambling. The policy sets out objectives, principles and statements for how the council will manage...

Council pokies fight rolls on

Brimbank council is continuing its call for restrictions on gaming machines following a state government decision that will allow new machines in a neighbouring...

Greens plan an end to pokies

Western suburbs MP Huong Truong says the Greens would wipe out gaming machines statewide within 10 years. Addressing Brimbank’s pokies “scourge”, Ms Truong said the...

Anti-gambling campaign gathers momentum

Brimbank council has kicked off Victoria’s inaugural ‘Gambling Harm Awareness Week’ with an interactive community forum. The forum featured experts and community leaders who held...

Brimbank’s pokies plea

Brimbank council is stepping up its fight against pokies losses across the municipality. The council recently joined with the Alliance for Gambling reform to launch...

Pokies ‘health crisis’

Brimbank continues to top the state for pokies losses. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation data shows that pokies venues in Brimbank took more...

Pokies losses hit $380,000 a day

Brimbank has again recorded the highest losses in the state from electronic gaming machines. According to data released by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and...

Council query on pokies code

Brimbank council is seeking confirmation that parts of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Code of Conduct are working effectively. Cr John Hedditch tabled a motion at...

Council slams pokies legislation

Brimbank mayor Margaret Giudice says the Victorian government’s decision to extended licences for poker machine operators has condemned Brimbank to decades of losses it...

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Have your say on Brimbank carer support plan

Brimbank residents can have their say on council's carer support plan until Friday, September 9. Council said the plan has been developed to acknowledge the...