ABC News: Poll suggests Aussies would back bans on junk food, gambling and alcohol TV advertising, 29th Aug 2022
A new poll suggests the majority of Australians would like to see more restrictions or bans on TV advertising featuring gambling, junk food and alcohol…
Teals pushing for more restrictions on advertising
Two newly elected teal independents are pushing for more restrictions on types of advertising.
Victorian MP Zoe Daniel would like a fresh parliamentary inquiry into the promotion of sports gambling.
She says the “scourge” of sports betting hit home during the election campaign when her 15-year-old son revealed his schoolmates had placed bets on her chances of winning the Victorian seat of Goldstein from Liberal Assistant Minister Tim Wilson.
“I told him he should certainly not join in,” Ms Daniel said.
“I am deeply concerned about the normalisation of sports gambling and the proximity of gambling advertising to broadcast sport, particularly AFL and ARL football codes…