News

Community consultation into online gambling in South Australia - Invitation to participate

6 July 2018

The Independent Gambling Authority wants to hear from the South Australian community about your experience with online gambling.

Your views will help the Authority develop strategies for reducing the incidence of problem gambling and to minimise the harm caused by gambling in South Australia.

You do not have to use online gambling services to participate.

You can get involved by providing a written submission to the Authority and/or request to attend a hearing with the Authority to provide a verbal submission.

Submissions can be made confidentially.

New initiative to help tackle problem gambling

10 May 2018

Gaming machines in all South Australian pubs and clubs have been connected to a new automated system that will help staff identify patrons who may be at risk of harm from gambling.

The new initiative, approved by the Board of the Independent Gambling Authority, has seen poker machines hooked up to an automated risk monitoring system.

The system monitors the activity on any given machine, alerting venue staff when patrons have reached a certain threshold of play, based on how long they have been at the machine, or how much they have spent.

Recommencement of 5 year review-social effect inquiry process and principles and responsible gambling agreement

19 January 2018

The Authority previously commenced statutory reviews of the inquiry process and principles prescribed for the purposes of applications for a social effect certificate as well as the responsible gambling agreement under the Gaming Machines Act 1992 (the Act).