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Charles Livingstone

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Monash University

Charles Livingstone is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. His principal research interests are in gambling as a public health issue, social theory of gambling, ethics of gambling research and reform of gambling regulation.


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Discussion paper

11 Jul 2017

The purpose of this paper is to provide policy makers, regulators and others with information about key design characteristics of electronic gambling machines (EGMs). These characteristics include auditory and visual cues, “game maths”, and price and prize structure. They also include elements...

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10 Feb 2017

The South Australian government will introduce from July a “point-of-consumption tax” to claw back some of the gambling tax revenue it is seeing disappear over the border.

The new tax is a reasonable response to a growing problem, and probably won’t send bookmakers to the wall. But it...

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24 Jun 2016

State governments traditionally regulate gambling in Australia. They tend to work closely with “industry” to promote gambling’s benefits, as they see them.

These benefits include revenue for cash-strapped state treasuries (about $5.75 billion a year, $3.5 billion of it from pokies),...

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Journal article

24 Sep 2014

What techniques are currently being used for electronic gambling machine harm minimisation, and do they work?

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The use of electronic gambling machines (EGMs) in Australia and New Zealand constitutes the largest sector of the gambling industry. The costs...

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24 Feb 2010

Health insurance rebates and safety net subsidies to the rich significantly detract from Medicare's great strength - its universality, write Charles Livingstone and Michael Taylor in the National Times

ONE OF THE GREAT challenges confronting the healthcare...

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Research report

16 Mar 2008

Prepared for the Independent Gambling Authority in South Australia, this report examines aspects of the relationship between gaming machine technology and problem gambling. It looks at:

• whether particular gaming machine games feature more commonly in the play of problem gamblers as...

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