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Tackling gambling harm through community conversations

Gambling Harm Awareness Week logo – Gambling Harm Awareness Week 8–14 October 2018

Gambling Harm Awareness Week, 8–14 October 2018 in the ACT and Victoria, provides an opportunity to talk openly about what gambling harm is, how it affects the community, what can be done to prevent it, and how to support those affected by it.

Front of mind with Louise Glanville

Louise Glanville

In this edition Louise discusses: The Foundation's third biennial conference—Gambling Harm 2018: Taking Action for Change, new research, Gambling Harm Awareness Week, awareness campaign 'The Talk', the formation of a lived experience advisory committee.

Front of mind with Louise Glanville

Louise Glanville

In this edition Louise discusses: The Foundation's research agenda 2018-2022, funding opportunities for early career researchers, public awareness campaign The 100 Day Challenge, Reclink Community Cup, Love The Game Round, prevention programs, The Foundation’s third biennial conference, Gambling harm: Taking action for change.

100 ways to do more with your life

Take a break with the 100 Day Challenge

Victorians who think they may benefit from changing the role gambling plays in their life are encouraged to take up the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s 100 Day Challenge, released today. Ideal for anyone who wants to take a break from, or cut down on the amount of time and money they spend on gambling, the 100 Day Challenge offers participants 100 alternative activities over 100 days.

Take a break from gambling: 100 ways in 100 days

Take a break with the 100 Day Challenge

The Foundation has released a new program for people who want to change their relationship with gambling – the 100 Day Challenge. Available in app and web-based formats, the 100 Day Challenge offers participants 100 activities over 100 days, allowing them to take a break from, or cut back on, their gambling.

Front of mind with Louise Glanville

Louise Glanville

In this edition Louise discusses: our prevention partnership program, grants for regional and rural Victoria, CALD prevention grants, Reclink Australia, Mallee District Aboriginal Services, Anglicare Victoria's financial literacy programs, The Foundation's normalisation awareness campaign 'The Talk', Love The Game.

Time for ‘the talk’ with your kids… the gambling talk

A father speaking to his son

Parents are encouraged to have a conversation with their teenage children about the risks and potential harms of gambling under the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s latest marketing campaign, The Talk, now running on TV, radio and online.

New help seeking videos in Chinese, Arabic, and Vietnamese

Anyone can have an issue with gambling

The Foundation has released new videos in Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese and Arabic to explain the signs of gambling harm and describe what to expect during a consultation with a Gambler’s Help or other professional counsellor.

Front of mind with Louise Glanville

Louise Glanville

In this edition Louise discusses: gambling harm, prevention, early intervention, support, research program, Gambler's Help, Victorian Population Gambling and Health Study, sports betting, gambling advertising, Commonwealth legislation, prevention grants, awareness campaigns.

News from the CEO: Celebrating family friendly football

Louise Glanville

I experienced one of the best events football has to offer when I attended the VFL men’s, VFL women’s and TAC Cup Grand Finals at Etihad Stadium over the weekend.

Football Federation Victoria separates gambling from their game

Love the game

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation today announced Football Federation Victoria (FFV) has signed the foundation’s Love the Game Responsible Gambling Charter and will say no to gambling sponsorship.

Melbourne Rebels sign Responsible Gambling Charter

Melbourne Rebels sign Responsible Gambling Charter

The Melbourne Rebels have signed the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s responsible gambling charter, standing shoulder to shoulder with an impressive line-up of elite sporting teams saying no to gambling sponsorships.

New campaign highlights that harm from gambling starts earlier than you think

A new campaign supporting people who gamble to identify risky behaviour and take action to prevent harm begins today.

New campaign helps parents pose the questions we should be asking teens about gambling

Love the game

Parents are being urged to talk to teenage sports fans about the risks of gambling in a new campaign by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

Sports stars share their regrets to champion Bet Regret

For every problem gambler in Victoria, there are three to four others who are at risk of developing problems.

Punters urged to avoid 'Bet Regret'

The feelings of loss, guilt and regret are at the heart of a new campaign launched by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation today that puts a name to those familiar feelings, reminding gamblers to stay within their limits.

The room fell silent

The room full of jovial young footballers at Clayton Football club fell silent last Thursday night when Foundation ambassador Matt Torcasio shared his personal story of how he won his battle with problem gambling.

Many ways to gamble, many ways to get help

With only one in 10 people with gambling problems reaching out for help, a new advertising campaign and website - gamblershelp.com.au - have been launched to promote help services.

Matt takes control of his gambling

Meet Matt, a 27 year old tradie who has battled with gambling for seven years.

Fight for you wins Media Campaign of the Year

The powerful Fight for you 100 Day Challenge campaign created by McCann Melbourne for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has won Media Campaign of the Year in the 2013 AdNews Awards.

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