Publications and resources

On this page you will find information about gambling research, regulation and different types of gambling.

The page also has links to discussion and background papers, a range of video resources and brochures as well as corporate reports and submissions made to inquiries.

GIRO Alerts

Regular email alerts go out to subscribers when new and important information about the gambling industry, regulation or research comes out. 

GIRO alerts

GIRO Research updates

Every two months, the Gambling Information Resource Office publishes a research update to share summaries of the latest gambling research.

Research updates

GIRO information sheets

Our information sheets provide a brief overview of particular topics, statistics or regulation information. 

Information sheets

GIRO Research library

Here you will find links to research reports published by the foundation, the Victorian Department of Justice, the Federal Government of Australia, as well as other relevant reports and articles.

Research library

Foundation publications and resources

Discussion and background papers

We aim to contribute to community conversations about gambling issues. Our background papers review all the latest research on a particular topic. Our discussion papers also review the latest research on a particular topic, but also provide insights and recommendations to address the issue.

Discussion and background papers

For the community

Community education is one of our top priorities. To help foster a culture of responsible gambling, we produce easy to read guides and educational resources for different groups of people in the community. So far, we have published the Responsible Gambling Guide and a guide for parents on teen gambling. 

Education and awareness

For gamblers, their families and friends

The foundation produces a range of brochures and resources for people with gambling problems, their families and friends.   

For gamblers and their families and friends

Video resources

GIRO provides links to presentations hosted by the foundation as well as videos produced by local community organisations.

Video resources

Corporate reports

Every year, we produce a Strategic Business Plan and an Annual report. Find out about the foundation's strategic direction and our achievements.

Corporate reports and publications


The foundation has made submissions to several government inquiries relating to gambling.


Archived resources

Responsible Gambling Advocacy Centre (RGAC)

RGAC research updates, discussion papers and submissions are provided on these pages. 

Responsible Gambling Advocacy Centre (RGAC) archive