Research Organisation: SHORE
Primary contact: Sally Casswell
Contract Value: $450,000 (excl GST)
Contract Start date: 1 August 2009
Contract End date: 20 December 2013
Summary of project/aims
This project aims to identify the impact of gambling on communities as a whole, how to measure the impact of gambling on community well-being or how to address gambling related community based harm.
The project will entail three main phases:
- Phase one: identification of measures and information sources that show community level change in relation to the growth of and change in gambling opportunities
- Phase two: identification and development of a range of evidence based public health activities identified as being effective for producing positive changes in community level measures to be trialed in phase three
- Phase three: piloting of public health initiatives identified in phase two in collaboration with Ministry of Health funded problem gambling providers contracted to deliver public health services.
- proposed projects, data collection, analysis and final report.
Final Report for Phase One: Report finalised on June 2010.