A new research from Monash University found out that Australians who live nearby a pub or a casino are more likely to experience financial hardships, broken relationships, and in extreme cases, mental health issues.

The report also found out Australia has more pokies available to the general population than the US, which is concerning for gambling harm.

Produced By: Eduardo Jordan

Featured In Story: David Johnston – Professor from the Centre for Health Economics in the Monash Business School

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 28 October 2021