Casino Concerns

There’s been another set of serious allegations about criminal gang links, money laundering, sex trafficking and fast-tracked visa schemes linked to Crown Casino that show the failure of state and federal regulators, underscoring the need for a powerful federal ICAC to uncover corruption and undue influence. I’ve long advocated scaling back gambling industries and have again asked the NSW minister to ensure casinos act ethically and within the law: HERE

Regulation is not just red tape – it is vital protection from powerful interests and influence, especially for people who are vulnerable: HERE

Meanwhile good news that the Department of Planning does not support the proposed Star Casino 61 storey Ritz-Carlton tower proposal, which I strongly opposed, along with Lord Mayor Clover Moore and many local residents. The final decision is with the Independent Planning Commission. My 2016 objections: HERE