The Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) in Canberra is about to announce the closure of their regional offices Australia wide and the loss of thirty jobs. The APSC is a central agency under the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

The NSW Office of Liquor Gaming and Racing has been absorbed into a new Super Ministry called "Communities NSW". The AHA has spent the national debt lobbying the NSW Government since poker machines were introduced into pubs across the state. What a smack in the face for them, no longer a dedicated gaming and licensing department to be seen. If they don’t recognise that they are on the outer, they need someone to give them a lesson in what being marginalised means.