- Video report: “Canada provides example of pokie reform” – 2012
In Australia, a proposal for a smartcard to help problem gamblers addicted to electronic gaming machines, or “pokies”, became one of the country’s most contentious political issues. Supporters and opponents both point to a similar scheme in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia to argue their position. I set out with a video camera to investigate.
This was an independently shot and produced report for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s award-winning program, 7.30. Broadcast on 13/1/2012
Click here to watch on ABC’s 7.30 website.
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