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Report

Changes in online gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic: April update

Abstract: This paper examines changes in online gambling behaviour in April 2020 and compares the results with those of March 2020. This comparison was based on identical surveys undertaken a month apart which asked about online gambling participation. The prevalence of online gambling declined from...
Report

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...
Discussion paper

Australian sports wagering scheme: approach paper

This approach paper is intended to outline the department’s approach to designing the Australian sports wagering scheme (ASWS). This paper canvasses the key principles, processes and issues that will be considered in the design of the ASWS, and is intended to inform all relevant stakeholders...
Policy

National policy on match-fixing in sport

This policy represents a commitment by the Commonwealth and state and territory governments to work together to address the issue of inappropriate and fraudulent sports betting and match-fixing activities with the aim of protecting the integrity of sport.
Report

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.
Report

Changes in online gambling during the COVID-19 pandemic

This study explores the potential for increased online gambling as a result of COVID-19 social distancing measures.
Audio

In a fix - how match fixing became sport’s biggest threat

The new national agency Sport Integrity Australia is expected to strengthen Australia’s world leading position on anti-corruption in sport. But experts believe it still won’t be enough to rid sport of match fixing.
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...
Report

The effect of gambling marketing and advertising on children, young people and vulnerable adults

The interim results in this report suggest that between 2015-2018, the volume and spend on gambling marketing and advertising is rising across different forms of media, including TV and radio, with lotteries and bookmakers among the top spenders. Sports advertising was particularly dominant online, with...
Report

Weighing up the odds: sports betting and young men - research summary

This report is a summary of the Weighing up the Odds study which sought to understand the sports‑betting motivations, attitudes and behaviours of young men aged 18–35 who watch or play sports (e.g. AFL, cricket, soccer, horse racing). Its findings suggest that sports betting has...