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The NSW Liberal, National and Labor parties are addicted to pokies profits and in lock step when it comes to pokies in our state. 

A whopping $6.4 billion is being drained by pokies from communities in NSW every year, with communities that can least afford it being hit hardest by the pokies pain. For many, this pain is felt through housing insecurity, homelessness, family breakdown, domestic violence, and suicide.

Cate’s been fighting for madatory cashless gambling cards, $1 bet limits on gambling machines, an end to rewards programs designed to addict, transparent, real-time reporting of pokies data and a to phase pokies out of pubs and clubs. 





Greens Move for Royal Commission into Influence of the Gambling Industry in NSW

Greens MP and spokesperson for Gambling Harm Reduction, Cate Faehrmann, has given notice of a motion in the Upper House calling on the Government to establish a Royal Commission into the gambling industry in NSW. Ms Faehrmann has written to leaders of all parties and the crossbench to support the...

NSW can’t afford for the Government to go soft on Star Casino

New South Wales simply cannot afford for the state government to go soft on Star Casino and let them off the hook when it comes to paying higher taxes, says Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and spokesperson for Gambling Harm Reduction.

Treasurer Should Tax Pokies More to Repair Budget: Greens

The Treasurer should increase taxes on poker machines in pubs and clubs across NSW to help repair the budget if the government is deferring increasing taxes on Star Casino out of concerns for workers, said Cate Faehrmann, Greens MP and gambling harm reduction spokesperson.

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