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National Gambling Reform Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Summary

Part of a package of three bills in relation to a national scheme for gaming machines, the bill: provides for precommitment systems for gaming machines; enables registered users to set a loss limit; requires gaming machines to display certain warnings; limits daily withdrawals from automatic teller machines located in gaming premises (excluding casinos) to $250; requires that new machines manufactured or imported are capable of supporting precommitment; establishes a regulator to monitor and investigate compliance; provides for enforcement measures; establishes an Australian Gambling Research Centre within the Australian Institute of Family Studies; and provides for the Productivity Commission to undertake two inquiries.

Progress of bill

For committee reference information, please see the Notes section at the end of this page.

House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 01/11/12  
Second reading moved 01/11/12  
Second reading debate 27/11/12  
Second reading debate 28/11/12  
Second reading debate 29/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 29/11/12  
Consideration in detail debate 29/11/12 Amendment details: 20 Government and 13 Independent agreed to
Third reading agreed to 29/11/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 29/11/12  
Second reading moved 29/11/12  
Second reading debate 29/11/12  
Second reading agreed to 29/11/12  
Committee of the Whole debate 29/11/12  
Third reading agreed to 29/11/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 29/11/12  
Assent 12/12/12 Act no.: 193 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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  • Third reading

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  • As passed by both Houses

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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  • Supplementary explanatory memorandum

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  • Revised explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

House of Representatives
  • Government [sheet BN254]

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  • Non-Government
WINDSOR, Tony, MP

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Senate
  • Australian Greens [sheet 7201]
DI NATALE, Sen Richard

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  • Independent [sheet 7306]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Independent [sheet 7331]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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  • Independent [sheet 7330]
XENOPHON, Sen Nick

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Schedules of amendments

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Notes
  • Referred to Committee (01/11/2012): Joint Select Committee on Gambling Reform; Committee report (23/11/2012)
  • Referred to Committee (20/11/2012): Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee; Committee report (28/11/2012)
  • Access information for House of Representatives and Senate committees
  • An electronic version of this Act is available in ComLaw ( www.comlaw.gov.au )