Gambling research

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Our research expertise

Through the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC), AIFS produces high quality, evidence-based publications and resources to increase the capacity and capability of policy-makers, researchers, and professionals working in the gambling sector.

Current projects

Current gambling related projects conducted by AGRC include:

Selected publications

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

Online and on-demand support for people affected by problem gambling: The potential for e-mental health interventions
Informs on the evidence and use of e-mental health support and treatment options and ways these may be developed in the future.

Is it gambling or a game?: Simulated gambling games
People who play simulated gambling games are more likely to gamble commercially and report gambling problems.

Review of electronic gaming machine pre-commitment features: Self-exclusion
This report provides analyses and options relating to applying self-exclusion features to EGMs as a consumer protection or harm minimisation measure.

Review of electronic gaming machine pre-commitment features: Limit setting
The report provides analyses and options relating to applying limit-setting features to EGMs as a consumer protection or harm minimisation measure. 

Review of electronic gaming machine pre-commitment features: Transaction history statements
This report provides a review of transaction history statements, including best practice design options.

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