But two prominent academics have lambasted the state governments' regulation of the national poker machine industry and said the Brumby Government was one of the worst offenders. What can't be replaced is the self-respect, mental health and peace of mind of those who continue to be harmed," Dr Livingstone and Dr Woolley said. That debate can be had elsewhere.
He has been pretending that he supported the pre-commitment technology, pretending he supported reform in this area, but his key numbers man just happened to have two meetings and tell Clubs Australia that he would kill electronic gambling. Rudd knows, as does Abbott, that precommitment could force MPs in vulnerable NSW seats, to focus on their future and who might best secure it This is not about Stephen Conroy. Wind farm complaints kevin rudd pokies keeping up with surging industry Superquiz and Target, Sunday November 19 Visa holder unable to return to Australia if she leaves to farewell dying father National Index. Every Australian remembers that farcical first two weeks as Julia Gillard was undermined by leak after leak after leak.KEVIN Rudd has been accused of breaking his promise to wean the states off their addiction to poker machine tax revenue. KEVIN Rudd's ongoing refusal to buy into the poker machine reform row is doing little to dampen speculation about his rekindled leadership ambitions. Kevin Rudd has again refused to buy into the poker machine debate, a move which will further push opposition claims that the Foreign Minister is manoeuvring.