News and media releases: Aboriginal communities
The Foundation was so enthusiastic about National Reconciliation Week 2020 that we kicked it off in early May. The first of four virtual events was led by...
Listening to the stories of Aboriginal people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities is important to reducing gambling harm.
Victoria’s inaugural Gambling Harm Awareness Week (8–14 October) was today launched by the former Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Marlene Kairouz, at an event that showcased innovative community approaches to tackling gambling harm.
A diverse range of experts is meeting in Geelong over the next three days to participate in the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s biennial Gambling Harm Conference, which this year focuses on the theme of Taking action for change.
Young Victorians, Aboriginal communities and culturally and linguistically diverse groups are the focus of five new projects awarded funding under the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Prevention Grants for Regional and Rural Victoria program.
In this edition Louise discusses: National Reconciliation Week, gambling harm in Aboriginal communities, Love The Game, Victorian Population Gambling and Health Study, The Foundation’s third biennial conference, Gambling harm: Taking action for change, Inside Gambling.
Former NRL player and descendent of the Gamilaroi people, Ashley Gordon will share some important tips about what it means to gamble responsibly at a community bbq being held by the Gippsland and East Gippsland Aboriginal Cooperative (GEGAC).
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has announced additional funding to support the rollout of five new projects aimed at preventing gambling harm.
Gambling help services for Aboriginal communities in regional Victoria have been boosted with new services being launched today in the Loddon Mallee, Goulburn Valley and Gippsland regions.