pokie machines

Discussion paper

7 Feb 2018

This paper estimates the costs of gambling harm to the Tasmanian economy as $341.58 million, more than three times the total gambling tax revenue accrued by the state in 2016-17.

Research report

16 Jan 2018

This independent review of the social and economic impact of gambling in Tasmania examines he policy context and structure of the gambling industry, trends in gambling expenditure and government revenue, the economic footprint of the gambling industry, and reports on interviews with gamblers and affected...

Discussion paper

13 Dec 2017

Australians lose more money gambling than anyone else in the world. The number, variety and distribution of gaming machines in Australia is therefore key to understanding our relationship with gambling.

Discussion paper

17 Jul 2017

This report questions estimates of the impact on employment and revenue if Electronic Gaming Machines (EGMs) were phased out of Tasmania.

Discussion paper

11 Jul 2017

The purpose of this paper is to provide policy makers, regulators and others with information about key design characteristics of electronic gambling machines (EGMs).

Commentary

21 Oct 2016

Our recently published research suggests a link between the number of poker machines in an area and levels of domestic violence.

We compared publicly available data on poker machine numbers with police-recorded domestic violence incidents in Victoria between 2005 and 2014. Specifically, we compared...