In the last week, the ACL has had the opportunity to comment in the media in relation to gambling and prostitution. For more details, please see below.



Gambling



Last week the ACL’s MD Jim Wallace put out a media release saying he was disappointed that the Federal Opposition looks set to oppose mandatory pre-commitment technology for pokie machines. It was continued to be reported on in the past week in The Age



Prostitution



The ACL put out a media release this week in relation to the Western Australian government’s Prostitution Bill 2011. The media release was picked up in Perth Now and Eternity News. Ms Pearse also spoke to 6PR’s Paul Murray about the Prostitution Bill.