The Australian Hotels Association in SA says pokies reform would ‘decimate’ pub jobs. How correct are they?
This plan will decimate hotels across South Australia, wiping out many of the 26,000 jobs it directly creates.
Australian Hotels Association (South Australia) chief executive Ian Horne, quoted in the Guardian, February 21, 2018
The SA Best leader, Nick Xenophon, has said that if his party won the balance of power in this Saturday’s South Australian state election, poker machine reform would be “a key issue in any negotiations” about the formation of the next government.