The government is set to significantly extend online censorship in an effort to prop up the Howard government's failed online gambling ban, which is costing Australia millions in tax revenue and driving gamblers to unregulated and dangerous offshore sites.

In April, the government announced its response to a review of the Interactive Gambling Act (IGA) conducted by former New South Wales premier Barry O'Farrell, and on the weekend re-announced it would be pushing ahead with legislation, although despite promises it doesn't appear to have "unveiled" the specific bill yet. The substance of the bill will involve: