Problem gambling

Alternate Term Label:
Compulsive gambling
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Discussion paper

Tasmania can’t afford a bet on the pokies

The poker machine industry has been shut down in Tasmania since the 24th of March. The industry is set to re-open on Friday the 26th of June. Re-opening these venues will provide immediate employment to staff previously stood down. However, this research shows that, in...
Report

Responsible conduct of gambling study

This study contributes to the review and potential improvement of Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) practices in NSW. There has not been a comprehensive examination into the effectiveness of RCG practices and training in NSW. The intention is for this research to build an evidence-base...
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Australian young women’s gambling behaviours: a socio-cultural investigation of gambling attitudes, beliefs and consumption intentions

The aim of this present study was to explore the range of key determinants that may shape the gambling beliefs and behaviours of older adolescent (18–24 years old) and young adult (25–34 years old) women. The research predominantly focused on young women who demonstrated low...
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Victorian population gambling and health study 2018–2019

This report details results from a large general population survey on gambling participation, gambling problems and gambling-related harm in the state of Victoria, Australia conducted between September 2018 and January 2019.
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A mixed methods analysis of gambling harm for women in New Zealand

This report provides an in-depth examination of how New Zealand women are affected by gambling. It also suggests harm prevention, minimisation and treatment efforts tailored to address issues for women.
Evaluation

Evaluation of YourPlay: final report

YourPlay, the Victorian government’s pre-commitment scheme for gaming machines, tries to empower players to make informed decisions about their gambling. This evaluation shows many of the users have experienced benefits from the scheme, but it could be improved with better communications, promotion and data reporting...
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Second-hand gambling harm and concern about gambling within the community

This report presents results from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). It focuses on respondents’ experiences of second-hand gambling harm for themselves or for others close to them and their concern about the level of gambling within their communities.
Report

National Consumer Protection Framework for Online Wagering: baseline study - final report

The aim of this study was to establish base levels of online wagering involvement, the prevalence of risky gambling behaviour, and levels of online wagering consumer harm, ahead of the full implementation of the National Framework. The baseline study sets a benchmark to inform future...
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Online gambling in New Zealand: Results from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles Survey

This report presents results from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS). It focuses on the profile of online gamblers and the types of online gambling in which they participated.
Report

Host responsibility for pokies in pubs and clubs: results from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles survey

This report presents key findings from the 2018 Health and Lifestyles Survey (HLS) concerning pokie players at pubs and clubs, and their interactions at such venues.