This section contains links to media releases about gambling and responsible gambling from government, industry and other bodies in Australia and New Zealand.
Government bolsters Responsible Gambling Fund (NSW)
Nine experts in public health, law, government, business and social research will advise the NSW Government on RG. The Responsible Gambling Fund Trust will play a key role in helping the Government develop evidence-based and innovative approaches to prevent and reduce gambling harms.
Gambling, EGM expenditure down according to latest independent study (TAS)
The Tasmanian Treasurer has said gambling in Tasmania has continued to decline. "The SEIS study finds that overall participation in gambling in Tasmania has declined from 61.2 per cent in 2013 (SEIS3) to 58.5 per cent in 2017." The full report is available at www.treasury.tas.gov.au.
Release of Fourth Social and Economic Impact Study in Tasmania (TAS)
The fourth impact of gambling in Tasmania study was released January 2018, undertaken by a consortium comprising by ACIL Allen Consulting, Deakin University, Central Queensland and the Social Research Centre.