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Latest media releases

New estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia

Media release — April 2018

The latest estimates of the costs of raising children in Australia show costs have risen substantially over the last two decades due to changing community expectations of what children need to live a healthy life.

Poker players have highest rate of problem gambling

Media release — February 2018

An estimated 132,000 Australians regularly gamble on poker and nearly half of them experience one or more gambling-related problems, according to new analysis by the Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC), part of the Australian Institute of Family Studies.

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