Research papers

Community benefits claimed by licensed clubs operating poker machines in the ACT

This study investigated the tax disclosure strategies of major alcohol and bottling companies operating in Australia, including Australian and foreign owned businesses. Thirteen companies were analysed, through an examination of the effective tax rates and strategies companies used to reduce their tax liability.

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Pokies community fund rigged in ACT Clubs’ favour

A new study has exploded a myth perpetuated by licenced clubs that local communities benefit greatly from their financial generosity. Community contributions from poker machine (electronic gaming machine) venues fail to offset the harm caused by poker machine gambling in the ACT, according to a new study recommending a complete overhaul of the existing community […]