- Collingwood Football Club applied for an amendment to its license to add 8 electronic gaming machines (EGMs), increasing its EGMs from 80 to 88.
- The City of Maroondah opposed the application.
- Applying the net-detriment test, the commission weighed the likely negative and positive social and economic impacts, finding that the likely detriment to the well-being of the community outweighed the likely benefits.
- Therefore, the commission refused the application as the net impact of the application would be detrimental.
See our infographic on the City of Maroondah and compare its pokies statistics with other councils across Victoria.