The South Australia government has welcomed passage of legislation to progress important reforms to the way the gambling sector in the state is regulated.

The measure was included in Treasurer Rob Lucas’ 2018/19 State Budget earlier this month, and were informed by the conclusions of retired Supreme Court Judge Tim Anderson QC in his Administrative Review of Gambling Regulation in South Australia, which was tabled in parliament on September 4th.

Under the reforms, the government will dissolve the Independent Gambling Authority (IGA) on December 1st, with all regulatory and policy activity to be undertaken by the state’s Consumer and Business Services (CBS).

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