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NT Gambling Research Colloquium

10 Aug. 2021

Please see the below invitation to attend the NT Gambling Research Colloquium being organised by Dr Matt Stevens and gambling researchers at Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University. It will be an informal event with time to ask questions and carry on discussion of gambling-related themes throughout and after presentations.

Where: Building Red 9, Seminar Room 1.48 (ground floor off main foyer), Menzies School of Health Research (CDU) Casuarina Campus

When: Tuesday, 10 August, 1 – 4 pm, afternoon tea provided

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Evaluation of a health promotion approach to reduce gambling-related harms in three remote Aboriginal communities
  • Qualitative research exploring regular gamblers and those affected by someone else’s gambling perceptions of negative impacts of gambling, self-help strategies and views on government regulation
  • Changes in problem gambling risk, 2015 – 2018
  • Gender, gambling risk, type of gambling and motivations to gamble
  • Trends in EGM user losses and changes in government legislation (some COVID changes)
  • Preliminary findings from recent CBF funded research will also be presented for:
  1. patterns of online gambling, risks and harms,
  2. measuring gambling-related harms,
  3. the economic costs of gambling in the NT,
  4. qualitative research exploring Aboriginal gamblers and affected others views on the negative impacts of gambling, self-help strategies and views on government regulation; and
  5. scoping study of gambling issues in NESB communities in the NT.What research is required

AADANT encourges their members to attend this colloquium due to the prevalance of gambling harms in the NT AOD Sector.