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The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation ceased operating from 1 July 2024. Therefore, this website is no longer being updated.

Our staff and functions have been transferred to other parts of government.

Visit the contact us section for more information.

Supporting Victorians affected by gambling

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is here to support people affected by gambling harm, including family and friends. We take a public health approach to our work, which means we focus on prevention, early intervention and support for those who are particularly vulnerable to gambling harm as well as those living in regional and rural communities.

We fund and work closely with organisations across Victoria to provide free and confidential Gambler’s Help services to people experiencing harm from their own or someone else’s gambling.

Find out more about what we do

Visit the Gambler's Help website

Want to quit or cut back on gambling?

Available in app and web-based formats, Reset offers people insight into why they gamble and provides strategies for tracking and managing gambling behaviours. It can be used as a standalone self-help program or in conjunction with counselling.


Gambling Harm Awareness Week

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Gambling Harm Awareness Week is from 16 to 22 October 2023. This year the focus is on how to have a conversation with someone who is or may be experiencing gambling harm. The aim of this year’s campaign is to encourage conversations with people who are experiencing gambling harm and to support them to get back on track.

Learn more

Gambling in Victoria

1 in 5

Victorians who gamble may be experiencing harm from their gambling.

$7 b

The total cost of gambling to the Victorian community in 2014–2015 was $7 billion.


of Victorians think adolescents are exposed to too much gambling advertising.

Community-led prevention projects

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The Foundation supports a range of community-based, not-for-profit, local government bodies and public health organisations to deliver innovative place-based projects in diverse communities across Victoria to prevent and reduce gambling harm.

Read more about our currently funded community-led prevention projects.

Love the Game, Not the Odds

Young players from Ivanhoe Junior Football Club at the launch of the 'Love the game, not the odds' campaign

Gambling advertising is changing the way we see sport. The amount of advertising we are being exposed to on a daily basis makes it seem like gambling is a normal part of sport. Our Love the Game Program aims to counter the normalisation of gambling in sport.

Read more information for parents, schools and sporting clubs.

Events and training

Training resources

Our professional development centre offers learning and development opportunities for Gambler's Help staff and health professionals.

Read more about training for professionals.

Our research

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Search for published research papers that have been commissioned by the Foundation from our library of more than 40 research reports.

Read more about our research.

Gambling in Victoria


Gambling in Victoria is a one-stop-shop for the latest statistics on gambling behaviour and attitudes in our community.

Read more about gambling in Victoria.

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