|Financial Harm||Relationship Disruption, Conflict or Breakdown||Emotional or Psychological Distress||Decrements to Health|
• Increased reliance on welfare both community and government provided.|
• Increased levels of debt and bankruptcy (administration of these)
• Broader impact to the community of business closures.
• Perpetuation of poverty and welfare reliance from a generational perspective.
• Redistribution of community funds through biased processes.
• Impact on fundraising ventures for community organisations.
• Costs to the family law courts, and associated organisations.|
• Costs of caring for dependents no longer supported
• Damage to social cohesion and social capital through isolation and exclusion.
• Decline in social and cultural capital.|
• Costs associated with provision of services to assist people with emotional and psychological harms
• Burden of disease from related psychological harms
• Harms to venue workers.
|• Increased costs to the health system (direct and indirect) both in terms of treatment for gambling and costs associated with other medical conditions caused or exacerbated by gambling.|
|Cultural Harm||Reduced Performance at Work or Study||Criminal Activity||Lifecourse or Intergenerational Harms|
• Community must make up for lost contributions (roles, time, finance) due to disconnection of members|
• Use of cultural norms and practices to promote gambling (disrespectful to the culture)
• Exacerbation of hopelessness through negative narrative associating culture with gambling problems
• Disconnection of youth (generational loss)
• Cost of job turnover, absenteeism.|
• Impact on employment at other businesses affected by gambling harm (ie. where a business closes and businesses that interacted with it lose sales).
• Decreased participation in volunteering and other community activities.
• Direct costs of criminal activity in terms of the investigation of crime, costs to the judicial system, incarceration, probation and parole.|
• Cost to victims of crime both financial and emotional.
• Normalisation of gambling and gambling related harm|
• Cumulative impact of generational losses
• Transgenerational loss creating dependency