Donaldson, P et al (2015) Attitudes towards gambling and gambling reform in Australia
Saturday, 21 February 2015
This study examined the applicability of the Attitudes Towards Gambling Scale in Australia.
P, Rockloff, MJ, Browne, M, Sorenson, CM, Langham, E & Li, E 2015,
'Attitudes towards gambling and gambling reform in Australia,' Journal of Gambling Studies, online 21
- This study
examined the Attitudes Towards Gambling Scale (ATSG) and its
applicability in Australia.
- The ATGS was
originally used in the UK
to examine attitudes in the UK population towards
- The ATGS
consists of 14 statements selected from media, government and industry
particular, the study examined whether the ATGS could be used to evaluate
attitudes towards gambling legislative and regulatory reform.
- The study
surveyed 1794 adults in Australia via an online
- The study found
the ATGS is a useful tool for examining general attitudes towards gambling
summary in the April 2015 GIRO Research Update