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A big step forward on gambling promotion in sport but we need to finish the job: Greens

The Australian Greens have today welcomed the Gillard Government's push to ban gambling odds during live sports programs and restrict generic advertising, but say it needs to go further.

“These reforms are a big step forward but they absolutely wouldn’t have happened without the Greens putting the issue on the agenda and leading the way with a comprehensive plan for reform,” said Australian Greens Leader, Senator Christine Milne.

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Australian Greens Budget Reply

The arctic ice and the Saudi Arabian oilfields seem a long way from Australia and Prime Minister Rudd's 2008 budget. But they should be at the forefront of our minds as we consider what a real leader, a leader contemplating the state of the world and the wellbeing of all people, would have delivered for our nation in his first budget. Leadership means having the courage and imagination to face up to the challenges of the time and to formulate a vision worthy of the people, their future and the situation in which they find themselves.

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