Person

Martin Young

Journal article

Assessing the impact of a remote area casino: a mixed-methods approach using cognitive mapping and GIS

Since the introduction of electronic gaming machines into public hotels (pubs) and clubs across most of Australia from the mid-1990s onwards, research attention has largely focused on the impact of gambling venues in densely-populated urban areas along the eastern seaboard. In contrast, despite remote areas...
Commentary

Areas with more poker machines have higher rates of domestic violence

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 the...
Report

Northern Territory gambling prevalence survey 2005

This report presents the results of the Northern Territory’s first gambling prevalence survey. It describes the socio-demographic characteristics of gamblers, estimates the level of problem gambling using two measures, and identifies the key characteristics of problem gamblers, It also reports on a socio-spatial analysis of...