2020’s been tough on everyone, but for some the struggle hasn’t just been with COVID-19 or the turbulent economy. For many young Australian men, having to spend more time at home has resulted in them turning to gambling more often – and losing more money.
Rebecca Jenkinson is a researcher from the Australian Institute of Family Services who took a deep dive into why Australians gamble. She joined Daniel and Producer Ben on the Drive show to give us an insight into her findings. You can catch up on her interview below:
If you or someone you know suffers from problem gambling, you can call the Gambling Help Line on 1800 858 858 or go to gamblinghelponline.org.au