Saturday, 28 March 2009

The State of Secercy

Last October I blogged about efforts to ascertain the simple fact as to who runs the pokies in each state and in each pub or club.

Click here to read the October blog.

Queensland was the worst. You could not find out who ran the pokies and had to make due with who owned the Liquor License in each pub. It has gotten worse. Now you can't even find out who holds the liquor license.

This is what you get when you try to find out
Click on the image to be able to read the fine print. I've had to take off all my search result links off the Queensland pages of PokieWatch.org.

The state slogan should be changed. Get rid of "Smart State". Even Anna Bligh knows how wrong that slogan is. Despite the recent flooding it's probably still "The Sunshine State" or "Tropical Paradise".

But as far as its regulation of pokies, it should be know as "State of Secrecy".

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