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Australia Dumps Harm Minimization Measures | Pokerfuse Online Poker News Online Poker News – Pokerfuse Powered by Try it now for free! News Features Series Poker Training Podcasts Discuss About Poker Room News Law and Regulation Media and Software Live and Online Industry Tags Archive Law and Regulation Australia Dumps Harm Minimization Measures Measures introduced by the previous government are to be repealed by a bill which will be presented in the federal parliament today. Today, Australian Social Services Minister, Kevin Andrews, will present a bill to repeal almost all of the harm-minimization measures relating to “pokie” machines which were enacted last November. By Jocelyn Wood December 04, 2013

Wednesday will see Australian Social Services Minister, Kevin Andrews, present a bill to repeal almost all of the harm-minimization measures relating to “pokie” games machines which were enacted last November.

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