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Gaming Minister confident clubs grants will help cut pokie numbers

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
April 13 2021 - 2:00pm
Belconnen Bowling Club secretary Derek Byars, left, and treasurer Tom Wilson both welcome an ACT government grant to revitalise the club's kitchen. Picture: Karleen Minney

Gaming Minister Shane Rattenbury is confident grants to community clubs to help them diversify will lead to a reduction in poker machines, despite the funding not requiring clubs to cut pokie numbers.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.