Social and Economic Impact Studies
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.
Fifth impact study
The fifth study was undertaken by a consortium comprising the South Australian Centre for Economic Studies (University of Adelaide), ENGINE Group, the Centre of Policy Studies (Victoria University) and Corinna Economic Advisory.
The study is presented in two volumes:
Fifth SEIS Volume 1 - Industry Trends and Impacts (5Mb)
Fifth SEIS Volume 2 - Prevalence Survey (7Mb)
Public submissions were invited to the fifth study through advertising on social media; direct approaches to community, peak body and industry organisations; the University of Adelaide website; this website; and via a newspaper advertisement. In total, SACES received 49 submissions from individuals and 18 submissions from the community services sector, members of parliament, researchers, local government and industry stakeholders. Submissions from individuals have been collated into two groups by SACES according to anonymity of identity. The following public submissions were received:
Fourth impact study - Volume 1 and Volume 2 released January 2018