Coronavirus: Pokie-shedding fund has been used as emergency relief during COVID

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By Peter Brewer
Updated December 29 2020 - 8:04pm, first published 2:30pm
A fund set up to ease ACT clubs' reliance on pokies has been used as emergency relief during COVID. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

ACT Clubs received almost $3.3 million in COVID emergency relief funding in the 2019-2020 year as the government dipped heavily into a funding pool previously set up to ease clubs' reliance on poker machine income.

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Peter Brewer

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Telling the truth and holding agencies accountable must matter to us all. It's also important to tell the story well, and factually. Contact me at peter.brewer@canberratimes.com.au

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