Talking Point: After the fall, presented by Associate Professor Charles Livingstone on 13th December 2022


What are the implications for gambling regulation and its reform in the aftermath of the Crown, Star and other Royal Commissions and inquiries. Will it be business as usual? 

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About the presenter

Charles Livingstone is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. He teaches health policy, sociology and politics in undergraduate and postgraduate programs. He is head of SPHPM's Gambling and Social Determinants unit. Charles has research degrees in economics and social theory. Charles's research focus is critical gambling studies, including in particular gambling policy reform and the politics, regulation and social impacts of gambling.

Charles is a regular contributor to public debate via popular media, in particular around issues such as the social impact of gambling, the failure of regulatory systems to effectively constrain the excesses of the gambling industry, and how policy should respond to gambling harms. He is a current member of the World Health Organisation's Expert Group on Gambling and Gambling Disorder, and the Lancet Public Health Commission on Gambling. He was a member of the Australian Government’s Ministerial Expert Advisory Group on Gambling 2010-2012.