The harms from addiction spread beyond individuals, to families and the wider community. AIFS Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC) researches the harms from gambling.

Publications about Gambling

AGRC publication— Feb 2018

This Research Summary details findings on sports betting activity in Australia.

AGRC publication— Feb 2018

This Research Summary details findings on poker activity in Australia.

AGRC publication— Nov 2017

This report gives an overview of gambling activity in Australia, with respect to participation, expenditure, and problems among regular gamblers.

AGRC publication— Nov 2017

This Research Summary details findings on race betting activity in Australia.

AGRC publication— Sep 2017

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

AGRC publication— Jul 2017

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

AGRC publication— Apr 2017

This study aims to describe the experiences of family members of gamblers seeking help online.

AGRC publication— Oct 2016

Examines the available literature about gambling participation within culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities in Australia.

AGRC publication— Aug 2016

Informs on the evidence and use of e-mental health support and treatment options and ways these may be developed in the future.

Establishing the connection
Guidelines— May 2016

These guidelines have been developed to build the capacity of workers in the sexual assault and alcohol and other drug sectors to support clients.

Commissioned report— Jan 2016

This study explores "informal recovery pathways", and also compares the motivations and experiences of younger and older adults in Victoria.

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders: a review of interventions for prevention and management in Indigenous communities
Closing the Gap— Feb 2015

This resource sheet provides estimates on the prevalence of FASD in the general and Indigenous populations of Australia.

AGRC publication— Nov 2014

Gambling problems can have severe personal consequences as well as have significant impacts on families and communities.

Parenting influences on adolescent alcohol use
Research Report— Dec 2004

This report reviews and synthesises the research and interventions concerning the impact of parenting factors on adolescent alcohol use