Awareness and prevention
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Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
The Victorian gambling study is a longitudinal study of gambling and health in Victoria conducted between 2008 and 2012. This study is the only large-scale, general population, longitudinal gambling study conducted in Australia.
The fifth report (PDF - 2362.4 KB) covering the entire study has now been published.
Additional secondary analyses have been completed and are in the technical reports below.
Importantly, this study suggests problem gambling may be a long term condition and that relapse is common, indicating that long term support and treatment is required.
The study also shows people at moderate risk of developing problems with gambling should be targeted with prevention and intervention programs.
This study deepens our understanding of gambling and provides valuable insights into problem gambling that informs all of the foundation's programs and services.
The study looked at:
The study will help inform the foundation's development of intervention, prevention and treatment options for people who have a problem with their gambling.
Short and sharp overviews and explanations of gambling regulation, data, and activities.