ACT needed campaign to limit post-lockdown gambling harm: Labor backbencher Marisa Paterson

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
October 30 2021 - 6:30pm
Labor backbencher Dr Marisa Paterson, who said she was disappointed there was no specific program to limit post-lockdown gambling harm in the ACT. Picture: Matt Loxton

The ACT government should have done more to limit gambling harm once gaming venues reopened after the lockdown, with support staff active in pubs and clubs to identify people at risk, an ACT Labor backbencher said.

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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.

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