Australian government takes next steps towards national self-exclusion scheme

Government unveils legislation as part of National Consumer Protection Framework

The Australian government plans to legislate for a national self-exclusion register for Australian players for the first time as part of the National Consumer Protection Framework (NCPF). The measure, first agreed last year, is a “key measure” in tackling gambling-related harm amongst Australian players, Minister for Families and Social Services Anne Ruston said. Under the proposed…

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