Thursday, December 12, 2019

Social and Economic Analysis

One of the specialist areas of research and analysis the firm is experienced in is that of Gaming, and in particular the analysis of the social and economic impacts of gaming within Victoria.
Since November 2001 we have been involved in a number of major projects involving gaming, social planning, statutory planning, strategic planning and economic analysis and the team is well qualified to provide opinion and commentary on the topic.


The specialist experience gained in this field since 2001 includes;

  • Preparation of Socio-Economic reports for submission to the Victorian Casino and Gaming Authority now Victorian Commission for Gaming and Liquor Regulation (“VCGLR”);
  • Assistance with the preparation of Community Benefit initiatives with Clubs (Gaming Venue Operator)s;
  • Assistance with preparation of Sponsorship Agreements between respective amalgamating Clubs (Gaming Venues);
  • Applications to Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal for Appeals within the Planning and Environment List
  • Hearings and delegates of Responsible Authorities
  • Liaising with Officers from Department of Planning and Community Development, Metropolitan Planning Authority (formerly Growth Areas Authority), Australian Bureau of Statistics, Liquor Licensing Victoria, VCGLR and Responsible Authorities with respect to VPP’s, LPP’s, MSS and ancillary reports and strategies
  • Economic analysis of gaming expenditure and demographic profiling of LGA’s, Regions, Postcodes, and Collector Districts

 

Current and successfully completed projects in this field include; 

 

Current Projects;

  • Lynbrook Hotel, Cranbourne
  • Highlands Hotel, Craigieburn
  • Watsonia RSL Sub-Branch
  • Epping RSL Sub-Branch
  • Valley Inn Hotel, Geelong
  • Sale Greyhound Racing Club

Completed Projects;

  • June 2015 - Sporting Legends, Sale
  • June 2015 - Glenroy RSL Sub-Branch
  • June 2015 - Yarraville Club
  • May 2015 - Keilor East RSL Sub-Branch
  • May 2015 - Tanti Hotel, Mornington
  • August 2014 - Montmorency RSL Sub-Branch SEIS
  • May 2014 - Pakenham Hotel SEIS  
  • January 2014 - Victoria Tavern (Gisborne) SEIS
  • October 2013 - Peninsula Club (Dromana) SEIS
  • October 2013 - Noble Park RSL Sub-Branch SEIS
  • September 2013 - Edithvale-Chelsea RSL SEIS and Planning
  • July 2013 - Euroa Hotel SEIS and Planning
  • February 2013 - SEIS for the Bentleigh RSL Sub-Branch
  • October 2012 – SEIS and Planning Application for the Settlement at Cranbourne 
  • October 2012 – SEIS and Planning Application for Craig’s Royal Hotel
  • September 2012 – SEIS for Phillip Island RSL Sub-Branch
  • September 2012 – SEIS and Planning Application for Templestowe Hotel
  • August 2012 - Club Officer SEIS and Planning Application
  • March 2012 – SEIS for Hoppers Crossing Club VCAT Hearing
  • January 2012 – SEIS and Planning Application for Pakenham Hotel
  • December 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Morwell Italian Australian Club
  • August 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Epping RSL Sub-Branch
  • August 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Springvale RSL Sub-Branch
  • July 2011 – Bayside City Council Planning and Gaming Submission on behalf of Anzac House (RSL)
  • July 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Moe RSL Sub-Branch
  • July 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Morwell RSL Sub-Branch
  • June 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Cranbourne RSL Sub-Branch
  • May 2011 – SEIS and Planning Application for Leongatha RSL Sub-Branch
  • May 2011 – SEIS for Cobram Hotel, VCGR Submission
  • May 2011 – SEIS for Werribee Football Club, VCGR Submission
  • March 2010 – SEIS for Bairnsdale Sporting and Convention Centre, VCGR Submission
  • March 2010 – SEIS and Planning Application for Grand Terminus Hotel, Bairnsdale
  • March 2010 – SEIS for Isle of Wight Hotel, Cowes (Phillip Island)
  • February 2010 – SEIS for Lakes Entrance Bowls Club, VCGR Submission
  • January 2010 – SEIS for Lakeside Club Sale, VCGR Submission
  • November 2009 – SEIS and Planning Application for Beach Hotel, Jan Juc
  • October 2009 – SEIS for Moe Racing Club, Moe, VCGR Submission
  • October 2009 – SEIS for Royal Mail Hotel, Whittlesea, VCGR Submission
  • June 2009 – Planning Application for Moe Racing Club Gaming proposal(s)
  • June 2009 – Planning Application for Lakes Entrance Bowls Club Gaming proposal
  • April 2008 – SEIS for Werribee Football Club VCGR submission
  • June 2007 - SEIS for Club Officer (Pakenham Racing Club) Town Planning Application
  • February 2007 – SEIS for Pakenham Racing Club VCGR submission
  • February 2005 – SEIS for Warragul Club VCGR submission
  • February 2005 – Planning report for Casey Fields Community Sports Club use and development of site in Cranbourne East – City of Casey
  • January 2005 – Responsible Gambling Policy and Action Plan for East Gippsland Shire Council
  • January 2005 – SEIS for St. Albans Sports Club VCGR submission 
  • March 2004 – SEIS for Hawthorn Club VCGR submission
  • May 2004 – SEIS for Sporting Legends VCGR submission
  • June 2004 – SEIS for Vermont Football Club VCGR submission 
  • August 2004 – SEIS for Romsey Hotel VCGR submission
  • October 2004 – SEIS for Wonthaggi Club VCGR submission
 

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