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The Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC) provides high quality, evidence-based publications and resources for policy-makers, researchers and professionals in the area of gambling.

Recent publications

Man playing a okie machine
AGRC Discussion Paper— Sep 2017

Electronic gambling machines are a high-intensity form of gambling and the most harmful form of gambling available in Australia.

slot machine
Journal article— Aug 2017

This study examined trends in gambling activity between the two Australian Productivity Commission inquiries.

close up of mathcing slot machine tokens
AGRC Discussion Paper— Jul 2017

This paper has been blind reviewed by an independent and unaffiliated expert in the field

AGRC webinars

How electronic gambling machines work

Presented by Charles Livingstone on 13 July 2017 

This webinar outlined the design characteristics of electronic gambling machines (EGMs) so as to inform interventions to reduce the harm from EGM use.

Responsible gambling codes of conduct: What purpose do they serve?

Presented by Angela Rintoul and Professor Laurie Brown

This webinar discussed recent research about gambling venues' compliance with industry codes of conduct aimed at promoting responsible gambling.

Gambling less for life

Gambling less for life

Want to gamble less and do it on your own?

Then the self-help online GamblingLess program may be for you.

Gambling support

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Find the help which is right for you by visiting our Gambling help page.

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