Pokies, guns and money
The tactics used by the Australian gaming machine lobby are disturbingly similar to those of the NRA in the US.
A poke in the eye
Pokies clubs and other gambling operators have had their charitable contributions exposed by new research.
Regulatory failure in gambling runs deep, and is a major political problem.
Why the bookies love a grand final
The culmination of the year’s footballing contests gave opportunistic sports betting companies the chance to grow their markets.
A playground for the brain
Innovative treatment approaches to compulsions and addictions are the focus of the new neuroscience research lab, BrainPark.
Episode 8: The science of addiction
Monash experts discuss the research that's helping change the way we view and treat different forms of addiction.
Greens have a call to make as election looms
Both major parties have declared they will not form minority government in Tasmania – talk that should be taken seriously, but not literally.
From 'no pokies' to 'some pokies'
Nick Xenophon has backed away from the “no pokies” policy that characterised his earlier approach to gambling reform.
Pokies addict loses case against Crown Melbourne
Bid to force poker machine changes to better reflect winning chances fails in historic court case.
Pokies ban would help Tasmania's gamblers
Disadvantage predicts the extent of poker machine losses far more in the Apple Isle than in other Australian states and territories.
Pokies, we have a problem
Poker machines are doing great harm, but the gaming industry's deep pockets means it's an issue that's unlikely to be solved any time soon.
Head of Gambling and Social Determinants
Professor (Research), Psychology
Senior Research Fellow, Psychology
Professor (Research), Turner Institute For the Brain and Mental Health
Head, Servier Drug Discovery Program
Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Associate Professor & ARC DECRA Fellow, Centre for Health Economics
Associate Professor, Law Research Services
NHMRC Career Development Fellow, Senior Research Fellow & Psychologist
Professor, Surgery Alfred Hospital