Fifth Study into the Social and Economic Impact of Gambling in Tasmania

As a state, Tasmania needs to come up with more effective solutions to address the harms caused by gambling. This means putting gambling harm, the people it affects, and the inequities it is driven by and creates — rather than the current ‘informed choices’ and ‘support’ — at the heart of Tasmania’s approaches to addressing harms caused by gambling.

2020/21 State Budget Wrap-up

The State Government’s welcome shift towards prioritising investment in people’s health and wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 recovery is evident in this year’s State Budget. However, there remains a heavy emphasis by government on public and private infrastructure such as roads and buildings as a means to short-term economic recovery.

MEDIA RESPONSE: 2020/21 State Budget

The government’s welcome shift towards prioritising investment in people’s health and wellbeing throughout the COVID-19 recovery is evident in this budget.