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Gambling

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Gambling accessibility
Gambling policy
Betting
Article

What can we learn from the regulation of sport?

Many of the most troubling issues for sports regulators: drugs, corruption, gambling, racism, gender equality, new technologies and workplace health and safety, are equally problematic for society at large. This article reflects on how sport manages these issues and could provide lessons for others.
Report

Review of illegal offshore wagering

This review was conducted to investigate the size and scope of the illegal offshore wagering problem and advise on ways to strengthen our regulatory enforcement and protect Australians from illegal offshore wagering operators.
Report

Cheating at gambling

In the context of the prevalence of match-fixing internationally, the rise of sports betting and the inadequacy of existing criminal laws to deal with cheating at gambling, this review recommends new criminal offences as well as the rationalisation and consolidation of existing laws.
Report

Review of the Interactive Gambling Act 2001: final report

This report reviews the effectiveness of the Interactive Gambling Act and makes recommendations to help reduce harm to problem gamblers and those at risk of becoming problem gamblers.
Report

Reducing the harm caused by gambling

Gambling harm, which refers to negative consequences caused or made worse by gambling, including emotional or psychological distress, financial problems, and difficulties with relationships, work or study. This audit report examines the effectiveness of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation's efforts to reduce gambling harm.
Report

Gambling participation and at-risk behaviour in problem gambling among Victorian adults

Gambling is a major public policy issue in Australia, affecting the health and wellbeing of many individuals and families in a range of ways. This paper aims to improve understanding of gambling participation and related problems among adults living in Victoria.
Report

NSW youth gambling study 2020

The NSW Office of Responsible Gambling commissioned this study on young people and gambling to address its priority areas of (1) emerging technologies and new trends, and (2) attitudes and behaviours towards gambling in vulnerable or target groups. This research has been prompted by concern...
Fact sheet

Point of Consumption Tax: fact sheet

From 1 January 2019, the Victorian Government will replace the current wagering and betting tax structures with a point of consumption wagering and betting tax (POCT). The POCT will apply at a rate of 8 per cent of the net wagering revenue derived from all...
Report

Report of the Review of the Point of Consumption Tax on wagering and betting

The review analysed the effect of the Point of Consumption Tax (POCT) on wagering operators, the racing industry in Victoria and Australia’s major sporting codes. It considers the effect of the tax on wagering and betting during the first twelve-months following the implementation of the...
Report

The relationship between gambling and intimate partner violence against women

This qualitative study investigated the relationship between gambling and violence by men against their female intimate partners. It also found that further gambling-related harm (including economic abuse) is enabled by current protocols of gambling operators and financial institutions.