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Dr. Angela Rintoul

Principal Research Fellow




Churchill Campus, Online


Angela Rintoul is an Associate Professor at Federation University with expertise in gambling harm reduction, health inequities and the commercial determinants of health. She is leading a grant funded by Suicide Prevention Australia to explore the relationship between gambling and suicide.

In 2019 she undertook at Churchill Fellowship to consider ways to improve gambling regulation in Australia. She is a member of the WHO meeting on Gambling and Gambling Disorder, a Commissioner of the Lancet Public Health Commission on Gambling, and an Associate Editor of the Critical Gambling Studies journal. A/Professor Rintoul holds an Adjunct role at Monash University Department of Forensic Medicine and regularly peer-reviews scientific articles for a range of high-ranking journals.

Associate Professor Rintoul has a Doctorate in Public Health from Monash University, a Master of Social Science (International Development) from RMIT University and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science and English) from the University of Melbourne.

Field of Research

  • Social determinants of health
  • Health policy

Editorial: Gambling, stigma, suicidality, and the internalization of the ‘responsible gambling’ mantra

Gambling-related suicide in Victoria, Australia: a population-based cross-sectional study

“They loved gambling more than me.” Women's experiences of gambling-related harm as an affected other

Why the TGA should make it harder for people to get Xanax

  • Journals

Can slogans prevent gambling harm?

Convenient consumption: a critical qualitative inquiry into the gambling practices of younger women in Australia

Editorial: What are Critical Gambling Studies?

The receptivity of young people to gambling marketing strategies on social media platforms

  • Report

Universal Registration is Key to Preventing Gambling Harm

  • Journals

4 gambling reform ideas from overseas to save Australia from gambling loss and harm

  • Journals

Gambling-related suicidality: stigma, shame, and neglect

[No abstract available]

Regulatory resistance? Narratives and uses of evidence around “black market” provision of gambling during the british gambling act review

Moving on from responsible gambling: a new discourse is needed to prevent and minimise harm from gambling

Objectives: To address the current status of responsible gambling (RG) as the dominant discourse...

The relationship between gambling and intimate partner violence against women

  • Report

Gambling in Suburban Australia

  • Report

Identifying effective policy interventions to prevent gambling-related harm

  • Report

Modernising harm prevention for gambling in Australia: International lessons for public health policy and improved regulation of gambling

  • Report

On gambling research, social science and the consequences of commercial gambling

Social, political, economic, geographic and cultural processes related to the significant growth...

Analysis of EGM licensing decisions by the gambling regulator, Victoria, Australia

Gambling expansion is commonly justified in public discourse by claims of community benefit,...

Pre-commitment systems for electronic gambling machines: Preventing harm and improving consumer protection

  • Report

Responsible gambling codes of conduct: lack of harm minimisation intervention in the context of venue self-regulation

Responsible Gambling Codes of Conduct (CoC) are used around the world to describe electronic...

Review of EGM pre-commitment features: Transaction history statements

  • Report

Review of electronic gaming machine pre-commitment features: Limit setting

  • Report

Review of electronic gaming machine pre-commitment features: Self-exclusion

  • Report

Prescription opioid deaths: We need to treat sick populations, not just sick individuals

[No abstract available]

What is the evidence for harm minimisation measures in gambling venues?

The use of electronic gambling machines (EGMs) in Australia and New Zealand constitutes the...

House edge: Hold percentage and the cost of EGM gambling

Price in commercial gambling is effectively the house edge of the game. For electronic gaming...

Modelling vulnerability to gambling related harm: How disadvantage predicts gambling losses

Electronic gambling machines (EGMs) are ubiquitous in social venues such as hotels and clubs in...

Recent increase in detection of alprazolam in Victorian heroin-related deaths

Objectives: To examine the rate of detection of alprazolam among cases of heroin-related death...

RE: Systematic postmarketing surveillance needed for misused psychoactive pharmaceutical drugs-[3]

[No abstract available]

Taxation and revenue implications of the introduction of a $1 maximum bet for poker machine gambling in Victoria

  • Report

Assessment of poker machine expenditure and community benefit claims in selected Commonwealth Electoral Divisions

  • Report

Increasing deaths involving oxycodone, Victoria, Australia, 2000-09

Objective In light of an emerging epidemic identified in the United States and Canada, to...

Understanding the mental health and wellbeing of Afghan women in South East Melbourne

  • Report

Killing time with enjoyment: A qualitative study of initiation into injecting drug use in North-East India

Manipur and Nagaland are north-east Indian states characterized by a high prevalence of injecting...