Research and Publications

Under the Gaming Control Act 1993, The Community Support Levy funds major studies into gambling.

Social and Economic Impact Studies have been provided by consultants for the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Tasmanian research compliments the authoritative Productivity Commission reports into gambling published 1999 and 2010. These and other key reports are available through the links below.

Social and Economic Impact Studies of Gambling in Tasmania

The Gaming Control Act 1993 requires that an independent review of the social and economic impact of gambling in Tasmania is conducted every three years. The studies are funded through the Community Support Levy.

All reports are available from the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Tasmanian Research

The Gambling Support Program commissions locally-focussed research on specific subjects. A list of research reports is provided at Tasmanian Research.

Campaign Evaluations

The Gambling Support Program delivers a range of community education campaigns to prevent and reduce gambling harm. The GSP regularly evaluates these campaigns to determine their effectiveness and find areas of improvement for future campaigns.

Read the current campaign evaluations.

Australian Government Productivity Commission Reports

Tasmanian Parliamentary Reports

Australian Gambling Statistics

Australian Gambling Statistics (AGS) is a comprehensive set of statistics related to gambling in Australia, covering the entire range of legalised Australian gambling products. The publication has been produced since 1984, and is compiled annually by the Queensland Government Statistician's Office in co-operation with all Australian state and territory governments.