Slot Lobbies Might Provide Childcare in Return for Tax Breaks

australia-flag-continent-75x63Licensed clubs in Australia could provide childcare services is exchange for tax breaks on gambling profits, suggested the slot machine lobby to the productivity commission. The executive director of Clubs Australia, Anthony Ball, wrote in his submission that the shortage of childcare services can be made up by Australian licensed clubs. He also urged the commission to consider a report by the McKell Institute that offers solutions to the shortfall of affordable social services in Australia. Tim Costello from the Australian Churches Gambling Taskforce finds it inappropriate and socially devastating allowing mums that have gambling problems to drop off their kids and gamble.

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