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Social Clubs in Australia: Market Research Report

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Social Clubs Market Research Report | ANZSIC H4530 | Jun 2014

Hedging bets: Clubs adjust their business models due to changing regulations

IBISWorld’s Social Clubs market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 09-14
2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
61,722
Businesses
1,884
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Social Clubs industry has faced some turbulent times. Before 2008-09, a steady increase in gaming machine numbers and lax smoking laws aided industry prosperity. However, the introduction of caps on the total number of gaming machines allowed in each club by various state governments, and the impact of the global financial crisis, hampered industry growth. For an industry that now derives close to 60% of its revenue from gambling, these have been unwelcome developments. Furthermore, the effect of smoking bans introduced in the early 2000s has constrained industry revenue. Industry revenue derived from non-gambling activities is expected to remain mostly flat over the five years through 2013-14... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The industry exhibits medium levels of barriers to entry. The main barriers for potential entrants into the licensed clubs industry relates to the obtaining of a liquor licence. With a number of requirements for potential entrants to adhere to before a licence can be granted. Each state and territory in Australia has their own set of legislation regarding the qualifications of a liquor licence. Alternatively, potential entrants can purchase a premises that already has a liquor licence, however this process is significantly more costly. Larger clubs also need to obtain a licence for gaming machines, as well as obtaining the necessary capital funds for purchase or leasing of these machines. Often, building extensions must also be made once approval is given... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Social Clubs Industry?

This report includes clubs or associations in the gambling, sporting, social (such as RSL clubs) or recreational areas that generate income predominantly from the provision of hospitality services. Clubs that mainly provide sporting services, including racing clubs, are not included in the industry. The industry covers both licensed and unlicensed clubs and clubs that have gambling licences.

Industry Products
GamblingFood and beveragesMembership and visitor feesSponsorship and fundraisingTicket sales
 
Industry Activities
Operating clubs with gambling facilitiesOperating clubs without gambling facilities


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