Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries

The AGC's Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries is a comprehensive collation of statistics and data covering a wide range of information about gambling and the gambling industries in Australia and New Zealand.  

The AGC Guide is updated periodically as fresh information becomes available and each chapter has a version notation.

Chapters are available for download in PDF format from the page below - each has an index following the title page.

Note:  New version of AGC Guide for 2015-16 now available

National statistics in the AGC Guide for Australia are sourced from the Government Statistician (GS) which publishes, through Queensland Treasury and Trade, an annual statistical set in co-operation with all Australian state and territory governments.

A new version of the AGC Guide for 2015-16 has been published with updated statistics from the 33rd Edition of this resource which provides data pertaining to the 2015-16 period.

If you wish to access the national statistics for the 2015-16 period they are available at: http://www.qgso.qld.gov.au/products/reports/aus-gambling-stats/index.php

If you have any questions regarding the AGC Guide please contact: info@austgamingcouncil.org.au

A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Overview

Overview tables provide major statistics at a glance on gambling turnover, spend per capita, expenditure and taxation in Australia and New Zealand for recent years. National statistics currently represented  pertain to the 2015-16 period.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 1: The Australian Gambling Environment

Chapter 1 defines gambling and provides information about the various gambling forms in Australia and the businesses that offer them.  Statistics relate to the 2015-16 period.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 2: The New Zealand Gambling Environment

Chapter 2 provides a brief overview of the types of gambling available in New Zealand and information about the businesses providing each gambling form.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 3: Australia's Gambling Expenditure

Chapter 3 lists aggregate and per capita gambling expenditure for Australia for the 2015-16 period and provides ten year trend data for the various types of gambling offered. The chapter closes with information on gambling and household income.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 4: New Zealand's Gambling Expenditure

Chapter 4 provides statistics for aggregate and per capita gambling expenditure in New Zealand for the period 2015-16.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 5: Gambling Taxation in Australia

Chapter 5 examines effective, aggregate and per capita gambling taxation in Australia in 2015-16 and goes on to outline taxation rates for various operators.

Non-gambling taxation contributions of the Australian gambling industry are also discussed.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 6: Gambling Taxation in New Zealand

Chapter 6 examines gambling taxation revenues and rates in New Zealand.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 7: The Contribution of Australia's Gambling Industries

Chapter 7 provides data and statistics on the contribution of the Australian gambling industry to GDP, employment, tourism and to the community - via various legislatives schemes as well as charitable donations and projects.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 8: The Contribution of New Zealand's Gambling Industries

Chapter 8 provides information on the contribution of gambling to the New Zealand economy including data pertaining to employment and community contributions.  

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 9: Gambling Participation

Chapter 9 explores participation in gambling across the various gambling forms available in Australia and New Zealand.  This chapter has recently been updated to incorporate new statistics made available for Queensland and Tasmania.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 10: Problem Gambling Prevalence

Chapter 10 provides problem gambling prevalence statistics for  Australian States/Territrories and New Zealand as well as other jurisidictions - including Canada, the UK and the United States.  This version has received an update to incorporate new survey findings from Queensland and Tasmania.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 11: Responsible Gambling

Chapter 11 provides an overview of responsible gambling, the various definitions available and major measures undertaken in the provisoon of responsible gambling.  It includes information on industry Codes of Practice/Conduct.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 12: The Regulatory Environment

Chapter 12 provides an overview of gambling regulation and legislation for Australia and New Zealand.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 13: Gambling Research

Chapter 13 provides information about major gambing research bodies and programs throughout Australasia.

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A Guide to Australasia's Gambling Industries - Chapter 14: Gambling Around the World

Chapter 14 provides information on the gambling industry of other nations with a major focus on Asian nations, Canada, the UK and the US. Where possible an industry profile detailing gambling forms and numbers of venues is provided. Expenditure or revenue data and participation statistics are also included where available.

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