Q. The Federal Government has proposed gambling reforms which include “pre-commitment” technology that will require pokies players to have a card registered to their name and pre-programmed to prevent them losing more than a set amount in a 24-hour period. Do you support or oppose this measure?
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The majority of respondents support the proposed gambling reforms to include pre-commitment technology on pokies machines around Australia.
However, support for the reform has fallen 6 points to 61% this week, with opposition climbing from 25% to 30% at the same time.
Greens voters are the most likely to support the reform (82%) followed by Labor voters (73%). Whilst Coalition voters were the least likely to do so, the majority of them nonetheless support the reforms (52%).
Looking at the responses by age, respondents aged 18-24 are the most likely to support the reforms (74%) whilst those aged 55-64 are the most likely to oppose them (42%).
Looking are responses by state and territory, respondents in NSW are the most likely to oppose the reforms, with 37% stating they are either strongly opposed or opposed to the proposed legislation.
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