THE business case for the duplication of Craigieburn Rd could have been funded 224 times over with the money poured into pokies in Hume over the past six months.
Punters splurged $56,097,910 million on the pokies in the last six months of 2017, according to new Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation statistics.
Pubs and clubs in Hume reaped $64,237 more on the machines compared with July-December 2016 read more
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Gambling and Family Violence Fact Sheet link
Gambling Awareness Project – Culturally appropriate education sessions on gambling related issues link
Feb-Jun 2018 Focus Group Participant and Interviewee Recruitment flyer link
Don’t Gamble With Your Group (Social Outings Guide) – gamble free venue alternatives link
Visit the HWPCP website for Gambling Resources – Prevention and Support