The Foundation's partners in metropolitan and regional Victoria brought communities together during the week of 16–22 October to Talk. Share. Support. for Gambling Harm Awareness Week 2023.
The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission has received an application from Romsey Football Netball Club Inc to install 50 pokies at the Romsey Hotel (Shire of Macedon Ranges).
The Foundation’s Reducing gambling harm in Victoria: Outcomes framework baseline report 2022 is now available to download.
A survey of young people about their use of both simulated and traditional gambling products found that early exposure to gambling is a risk factor for gambling harm.
The theme of this Gambling Harm Awareness Week is Talk. Share. Support. with an emphasis on starting a conversation with someone who may be experiencing gambling harm.
Operating since 2006, the First Nations Foundation supports the financial aspirations of First Nations clients through education, locating millions of dollars of lost superannuation in the process.
A number of studies have looked at limit setting within Australia’s voluntary online gambling pre-commitment system, and considered whether it can effectively reduce gambling harm.
Recent research has examined the ways children are harmed by their parents’ gambling with a survey canvassing the experiences of both children and parents in such households.
With Gambling Harm Awareness Week 2023 fast approaching (16 to 22 October), we encourage you to get involved and support the week. A range of resources and a handy promotional toolkit is now available to download from our website to help you support and promote the week through your networks.
The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission will conduct a hearing to determine the application it received from Sayers Property Holdings Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at Hotel 520 on Sayers, located in Tarneit (City of Wyndham), from 65 to 77.
Victorians lose $3.022 billion on pokies in 2022-23
Submission to the Public Accounts and Estimates Committee (PAEC) of Parliament Inquiry into the Victorian Auditor-General’s reports no. 99: Follow up of Regulating Gambling and Liquor (2019) and no. 213: Reducing the Harm Caused by Gambling (2021).
Three-time All-Australian, Geelong premiership player and new dad Jeremy Cameron today reaffirmed his commitment as an ambassador for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Love the Game program.
The Foundation’s CEO, Shane Lucas, agreed to a Q&A session on the recent inquiry into online gambling and its impacts on those experiencing gambling harm, drawing attention to how closely the 31 recommendations reflect the Foundation’s expert advice on preventing and reducing gambling harm.
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has welcomed the report of the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs inquiry into online gambling and its impacts on those experiencing gambling harm.
Primary schools can now access The Bridge, an innovative program that helps children understand the risks associated with online gaming and empowers them, through knowledge and critical thinking skills, to safely navigate the virtual gaming world. The Bridge is a curriculum-aligned program for upper primary students (years 5 and 6) that explores the risks of online games, some of which include gambling-like elements designed to keep players engaged and spending money. The program gives children an awareness of, and the tools to manage, the risks of online gaming and help protect them when they encounter gambling.
The Foundation’s Love the Game’ month and Be Ahead of the Game schools program keep young people front and centre as we push back against the normalisation of gambling.