Social and economic impact studies into gambling in Tasmania
The Tasmanian Gaming Commission's report to the former Treasurer, Hon Michael Aird MLC on the ‘Social and Economic Impact Study into Gambling in Tasmania’ was released in late 2008.
Tasmanian Gaming Commission's report on the Social and Economic Impact Study into Gambling in Tasmania
Second impact study – released March 2012
The Allen Consulting Group completed the second study into the social and economic impacts of gambling in Tasmania. Allen Consulting collaborated with external experts from the Problem Gambling Research and Treatment Centre (a joint venture of Monash University and the University of Melbourne) and the Social Research Centre.
The “Social and Economic Impact Study of Gambling in Tasmania” is available in three volumes together with a summary report:
The Tasmanian Government issued a Media Release on the report on 28 March 2012.
In addition to the social and economic study into gambling, a report into sentencing options and improving data collection in courts and prisons has also been completed.
Further information on the social and economic impact studies is available by contacting Mr Damien Febey, Department of Treasury and Finance, 21 Murray Street, Hobart 7000, phone (03) 6233 2094 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .