media & advocacy

Clubs Queensland plays an important role in advocating at all levels of government and industry bodies on behalf of community clubs to secure favorable outcomes to relevant issues, and positively influence the legislative and regulatory environment to ensure the best possible operating conditions.

For example, recently, Clubs Queensland made various submissions and representations to the Queensland Government and other stakeholders in relation to:
  • Casino / Integrated Resort licenses
  • RTP
  • CPI indexation of gaming machine tax brackets and rates
  • A credit input limit increase in Ticket in Ticket out (TITO) systems in gaming machines
  • The Tabcorp / Tatts merger
  • The Waste Reduction and Recycling Amendment Act 2017 which will introduce a Container Refund Scheme in Queensland
  • The aggressive conduct and actions of the United Voice Union, and
  • Through Clubs Australia, advocated at the Federal level on numerous industry issue.
  • Industry Research and Advancement
Clubs Queensland has also:
  • Carried out a comprehensive review of the Queensland Club Industry Privacy Code,
  • Completed a major Social and Economic Impact Study to measure and convey the significance of the club industry to Queensland communities, and
  • Recently commissioned KPMG to conduct an extensive review and report into the Future Sustainability of the Queensland club industry.
Media & Advocacy archives - click here


Advocacy in Action - September 2020 - click here
Advocacy in Action - January 2020- click here
Advocacy in Action- Coronavirus - March 2020 - click here
Special Alert - #4nomore – Gold Coast and Cairns casinos - July 2020 - click here