Gambling

Report

5 Feb 2019
8

This is a report to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation (the Minister) by the Independent Review Panel (the Panel) in relation to the allocation of gaming machine entitlements in the State of Victoria from 16 August 2022. The report is provided...

Working paper

6 Dec 2018
50

This paper explores economic variables (household income, employment, qualification, financial hardship, risk and stress) and selected social variables (life satisfaction, psychological distress, alcohol intake and smoking) from multiple HILDA waves in respect to problem gambling risk.

Evaluation

7 Nov 2018
7

This document provides a summary of the Local Prevention Program evaluation findings.

Report

12-month report into the ACMA’s actions under the Interactive Gambling Act 2001
31 Oct 2018
13

The Interactive Gambling Act 2001 (IGA) was strengthened in 2017, giving the ACMA expanded responsibilities and new powers to disrupt and deter prohibited and unlicensed offshore gambling. Over the last twelve months, the ACMA’s activities have driven a significant change in compliance with the IGA....

Journal article

19 Oct 2018
5

This research argues that there is now a clear body of evidence that current regulatory systems for gambling advertising are ineffective, with further restrictions urgently needed across a range of media channels to prevent exposure to promotions that may encourage young people’s interest and involvement...

Journal article

16 Oct 2018
4

This article is the joint effort of a number of high-profile academics in gambling studies. It elaborates on a public health approach to gambling that accommodates an understanding of the political and economic context of a commercial, tax-paying gambling industry.

Policy

10 Oct 2018
26

Policy released prior to Nov 2018 Victorian State Election outlining a commitment to phase out electronic gambling machines by 2028.

Also see related policy costing Victorian Parliament Budget Office

Literature review

28 Sep 2018
81

This review found that gambling and gambling-like products are highly visible, accessible and promoted to young audiences across a range of digital media channels. However, there are gaps in our current understanding of how gaming–gambling crossover activities and promotions influence young people in Australia, and...

Journal article

30 Aug 2018
12

This article, by Norwegian researcher, Ingeborg Rossow, looks at whether the 'total consumption model' can be applied to gambling. Originally used in studying alcohol, this model suggests there is a strong relationship between total consumption and the amount of harmful consumption in a population.

Report

23 Aug 2018
89

This study is the first to consider and directly compare the social networks of non-gamblers and non-problem, low risk, moderate risk and problem gamblers. It highlights the distinct role of social influence, likely through normalisation and social selection, not just of gambling, but also experiencing...

Discussion paper

20 Aug 2018
22

This document seeks comment on the proposed future direction and content of the Ministry of Health’s Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm 2019/20 to 2021/22.

Report

15 Aug 2018
25

This study examined the impact of approaches to wagering marketing, including inducements, on vulnerable adults. Findings from the study show that wagering advertisements and inducements increase betting expenditure.

Report

15 Aug 2018
8

This research examined the effects of ‘push marketing’ – direct promotional messages such as text messages, emails and phone calls – on wagering operators’ account-holders.

Report

14 Aug 2018
48

This report details a program of research devised to address the VRGF questions about free‐to‐play mobile apps that mimic traditional gambling games. Although these products do not involve winning real money, they can involve winning free play‐time and thus replicate a critical element of real...

Report

2 Aug 2018
139

This review was commissioned by the Turnbull Government, in response to the growing global threat to the integrity of sport - recognising that a fair, safe and strong sport sector, free from corruption, is inherently valuable to sports participants, sporting organisations and the 14 million...

Report

17 Jul 2018
83

Research suggests that the gambling environment in Australia is changing. Sports betting participation has grown substantially in recent years and is emerging as a significant contributor to problem gambling, especially among younger adult males.

Report

16 Jul 2018
158

This report presents the findings of a study that examined the prevalence of gambling and problem gambling in Victoria, how these vary with age and gender, and how these have evolved from 2010 to 2016.

Report

10 Jul 2018
7

This report calls for views on how the social cost of gambling-related harms can be measured and better understood.

Discussion paper

29 Jun 2018
20

This document provides an overview of how a potential sale of the TAB could be structured to benefit the racing industry in Western Australia. Its purpose is to facilitate discussion and analysis of the key issues and enable the racing industry and other key stakeholders...

Audio podcast

12 Mar 2018
212

Based on per captia spending, Australians are the world’s most prolific gamblers. In 2017, Australians lost nearly $24 billion to gambling, more than half of which was poured into pokie machines at pubs and clubs across the country.

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