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Problem gamblers and the role of the financial sector /

By: O'Neil, Michael | Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
Contributor(s): Chandler, Nicola | Kosturjak, Anthony
Series: Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services andPublisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs 2010Description: x, 82 p. ; 30 cmISBN: 1921647507; 9781921647505Other title: Australia. Department of Families, Housing, CommunitySubject(s): Compulsive Gamblers Services For | Gambling Economic Aspects | Gamblers | Counselling | Finance, Personal | Banks And Banking Customer Services | Service ProvisionOnline Resources: Electronic copy
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Bibliography : p. 81-82

The focus of this report was to ascertain the behaviour of problem gamblers in Australia with regards to accessing funds, particularly from joint bank and/or home loan accounts, and to consult with the financial sector, relevant government agencies, financial counsellors and gambling counsellors, to make recommendations about measures the financial sector can implement to reduce the risk of problem gamblers withdrawing funds from these accounts with which to gamble. The report details current measures that exist to assist problem gamblers, proposes new measures that could be implemented, and suggests areas for further research.

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