Does Australia Have a Gambling Problem?
Australia loves a gamble, whether it’s the footy, the horses or the dogs. But have we taken our love of gambling too far? New research by The Economist say approximately $1290 is lost annually per Australian through gambling, among the culprits are pokie machines and sportsbetting. But how do we tell if we are taking it too far, and how is Australia dealing with this problem? Producer David Gavin joined us in the studio to talk about this further.
If you or someone you know needs help with a gambling problem, you can go to: https://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au
Producer: David Gavin