News and media releases: harm prevention
Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz joined apprentices from Incolink’s Apprentice Prevention Education Project to launch Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (RGAW) 2017 at RMIT University.
Funding totalling almost $4 million over the next two years has been allocated to 14 community organisations as part of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Prevention Partnership Program.
New grants totalling $4 million over the next two years will help prevent gambling harm in the community as part of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Prevention Partnership Program.
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has announced additional funding to support the rollout of five new projects aimed at preventing gambling harm.
Professor of Health Policy Mike Daube says gambling harm extends well beyond the crisis end of problem gambling and we can learn from tobacco and alcohol in developing programs and policies to address this public health issue.
Eleven health and community organisations have been awarded $2.4 million ongoing funding for gambling harm prevention projects across Victoria.
Projects targeting young people, seniors, Vietnamese families, apprentices, at-risk gamblers and Chinese restaurant workers are being funded under a new program to prevent problem gambling.
Funding for projects to reduce gambling-related harm is being boosted to $2.4 million under a new prevention program from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.