The Australian Wagering Council (AWC) is the peak industry body representing Australia's online wagering and sportsbetting industry.   

The online wagering and sportsbetting industry operates in a highly regulated environment in accordance with an extensive framework of government (federal, state and territory) legislation and regulations, responsible gambling and advertising codes together with broadcast and advertising industry codes of practice. 

 

Industry Contribution

AWC members provide a recreational and social experience for over 2 million Australians balancing the legitimate right of customers to wager on racing and sporting events with the industry's responsibility to protect consumers and minimise harm to vulnerable members of the community.

The online wagering and sportsbetting industry in Australia employs more than 1000 Australians, pays in excess of $100 million to racing and sports and contributes over $100 million per annum in taxes to government.

 

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

 

Queensland 27 July to 2 August 2015

The Australian Wagering Council and its members are committed to harm minimisation and responsible gambling practices.

This week, we are pleased to help promote Queensland's Responsible Gambling Awareness Week - an annual event that raises awareness of the importance of responsible gambling practices and highlights the support available to people who feel gambling may have become a problem for them or for their friends or family.

 

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Wed, May 20th 2015   |   Presentations
AWC Chief Executive Address to the Victorian Police Sporting Integrity Symposium May 2015

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Wed, May 20th 2015   |   Presentations
AWC Presentation to the Victorian Police Sporting Integrity Symposium May 2015

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Fri, April 24th 2015   |   Releases
AWC warns online gambling tax may cripple industry

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