The Policy Shop
About This Show
A podcast at the University of Melbourne, Australia. The Policy Shop is where national and global public policy is examined. Guests include nobel laureates Sir Angus Deaton and Harold Varmus, writer Germaine Greer, author and academic Michael Ignatieff, former UN under-secretary, Baroness Valerie Amos, and Big Data entrepreneur Anthony Goldbloom. Listed by iTunes as new and noteworthy, subscribe for the latest episodes.
Most Recent Episode
Does Australia have a gambling problem?
Based on per captia spending, Australians are the world’s most prolific gamblers. In 2017 Australians lost nearly $24 billion to gambling, more than half poured into pokie machines at pubs and clubs across the country.
In this episode a closer look at Australia’s relationship to gambling is taken with Stephen Conroy, the Executive Director of Responsible Wagering Australia & Dr Charles Livingstone, senior lecturer in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, at Monash University.
Episodes of This Show
Dec 20, 2017
Rated 5 out of
Quite a unique contribution to public discussion with some great guests.
Date published: 2017-06-07