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Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing (LaTrobe)

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The relevance and role of gaming machine games and game features on the play of problem gamblers

Prepared for the Independent Gambling Authority in South Australia, this report examines aspects of the relationship between gaming machine technology and problem gambling. It looks at: • whether particular gaming machine games feature more commonly in the play of problem gamblers as compared to recreational...

Managing the family's health: Preferences and experiences of women with different working arrangements

In this paper for the 2004 Australian Institute of Family Studies conference Fiona Andrews and Hal Swerissen explore the preferences and experiences of women with different work/family arrangements in managing their children's healthcare. She finds that all women, irrespective of their working arrangements, held similar...

An analysis of potential inflationary effects on health care costs for consumers associated with the government's 'A Fairer Medicare' and the opposition proposal

In a report commissioned by the Senate Select Committee on Medicare, Hal Swerissen, Stephen Duckett and Charles Livingstone assess the federal government's proposed reforms to bulk billing, and the opposition's counter-proposals. Their analysis of both proposals is predicated on the notion that GPs will seek...