Gambling in Australia: experiences, problems, research and policy.

  title={Gambling in Australia: experiences, problems, research and policy.},
  author={Paul H. Delfabbro and Daniel L. King},
  volume={107 9},
AIMS The aim of this paper is to provide a critical overview of the development and current status of gambling in Australia. METHODS The paper examines the history and current status of gambling in Australia with a particular focus on the prevalence of problem gambling in the community and developments in policy and treatment services. RESULTS The paper highlights the contradictory role of State governments as both providers of treatment services as well as agents for the liberalization for… CONTINUE READING

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