Problem gambling is a public health issue affecting thousands of Tasmanians.
Useful web resources
Gambling Support Program
Provides a public health response to the risks and harms of gambling through community education, community grants, provision of services for people affected by gambling, policy development and research.http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/gambling
Know Your Odds
A website addressing gamblers’ misunderstandings about how commercial gambling works.https://healthworkers.knowyourodds.net.au
Gambling Help Online
Information, resources, help and supporthttp://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au
Tasmanian Liquor and Gaming Commission
Tasmanian industry datahttp://www.treasury.tas.gov.au/liquor-and-gaming/about-us/tasmanian-liquor-and-gaming-commission
Australian Government Department of Social Services – Communities and Vulnerable People
Information on the Commonwealth Government’s responses to problem gambling in Australia.https://www.dss.gov.au/communities-and-vulnerable-people/programmes-services/gambling
Australian Government – Australian Institute of Family Studies – Australian Gambling Research Centre
Publications and resources for policy-makers, researchers and professionals in the gambling area.https://aifs.gov.au/agrc
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Acil Allen Consulting, Deakin University, Central Queensland University And The Social Research Centre. 2017. Fourth Social and Economic Impact Study of Gambling In Tasmania: Report 1. Tasmanian Department Of Treasury and Finance, Hobart.
Delfabbro, Paul, Anna Thomas, and Andrew Armstrong. “Observable Indicators and Behaviors for the Identification of Problem Gamblers in Venue Environments.”Journal of Behavioral Addictions 5.3 (2016): 419–428. PMC. Web. 5 June 2018.
McQuade, Anne and Gill, Peter. The role of loneliness and self-control in predicting problem gambling behaviour [online]. Gambling Research: Journal of the National Association for Gambling Studies (Australia), Vol. 24, No. 1, May 2012
University of Tasmania Faculty of Health: Centre for Rural Health 2018 – Occurrence and Correlates of Gambling Behaviour among International UTAS Students, A report commissioned by the Department of Health and Human Services Tasmania
Dickins, M., & Thomas, A. (2016). Gambling in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities in Australia (AGRC Discussion Paper No. 7). Melbourne: Australian Gambling Research Centre, Australian Institute of Family Studies.
Thomas, S. and Jackson, A. (2008). Report to beyondblue: Risk and Protective Factors, Depression and Comorbidities in Problem Gambling, Monash University and University of Melbourne; Department of Human Services (2009). Because mental health matters: Victorian Mental Health Reform Strategy 2009-19, Mental Health and Drugs Division, Department of Human Services, Melbourne.
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation – Gen Bet: Has Gambling Gatecrashed our Teens? 2017
Australian Productivity Commission (1999) Australian Gambling Industries, Report No.10, AusInfo, Canberra