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.

Latest background paper

Thumbnail of the hidden harm background paperHidden harm: Low-risk and moderate-risk gambling

This paper explores the characteristics, attitudes and beliefs, and gambling behaviour of people engaging in low-risk and moderate-risk gambling, which accounts for 85 per cent of gambling harm in Victoria.

Hidden harm: Low-risk and moderate-risk gambling
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Discussion papers

Gen Bet: Has gambling gatecrashed our teens? (PDF - 2990.3 KB)

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Addressing problem gambling harm: working with families and friends (PDF - 630 KB)

Gambling and the workplace (PDF - 1437.6 KB)

Seeking help for gambling problems (PDF - 504.2 KB)

Background papers

Hidden harm: Low-risk and moderate-risk gambling (PDF - 1130.3 KB)

Download the Hidden harm infographic (PDF - 528.5 KB)

Responsible gambling: past, present and future (PDF - 1118.4 KB)

Using a public health approach in the prevention of gambling-related harm (PDF - 375 KB)

Risk factors for problem gambling: environmental, geographic, social, cultural, demographic, socio-economic, family and household (PDF - 1460.6 KB)

Cross sector collaboration: Implications for Gambler's help (PDF - 828.3 KB)

Complex lives: Co-occurring conditions of problem gambling (PDF - 307.6 KB)