Screening and Assessment Project

Research Organisation: Auckland University of Technology (
Principal Researcher: Dr Maria Bellringer

Contract Value: $264,583.34 [excluding GST]
Contract Start date: 01 November 2006
Contract End date: 30 June 2007

Summary of project/aims

AUT was contracted by the Ministry of Health in November 2004 to:

  • review problem gambling screening and assessment instruments currently used in New Zealand and internationally
  • recommend a set of screening and assessment instruments for use in New Zealand, and
  • pilot the recommended set of screening and assessment instruments in New Zealand.

Final Report: Report finalised on 14 January 2008.

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