Certain gambling inducements have now been banned across Australia, after a number of measures from the National Consumer Protection Framework (NCPF) came into effect on Sunday, experts have reported.
According to an email from Jamie Nettleton of Addisons Lawyers - the NCPF measures include a prohibition on specific inducements such as sign-up offers - a measure which will affect online betting operators.
The NCPF was first announced in December 2018 by The Hon. Paul Fletcher, the Minister for Families and Social Services with the aim of giving consumers more power to control their gambling.
According to a paper from Addisons Lawyers sent in December, the NCPF contains 10 measures, which address:
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