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Innovative local approaches to gambling harm

Louise Glanville speaking at the launch of the 2018 Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Victoria’s inaugural Gambling Harm Awareness Week (8–14 October) was today launched by the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Marlene Kairouz, at an event that showcased innovative community approaches to tackling gambling harm.

Gambling harm: Taking action for change

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.

Assisting regional Victorians to reduce gambling harm

regional prevention grants

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.

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.

Preventing gambling harm in CALD communities

Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation Marlene Kairouz launched a library of videos, forming part of suite of new resources aimed at reducing gambling-related harm in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities at a Refugee Week event in Hoppers Crossing today. Developed by the Horn of Africa Communities Network (HACN), the videos form part of their 'Emerging Communities Responsible Gambling Program' designed to help new migrant communities understand the risks associated with gambling, overcome the stigma related to gambling harm and encourage people to seek advice and support.

New study to shine light on Victorian gambling

A male writing ideas on a glass board at an office and explaining it to a group of four

A new major study examining the impact gambling has on the health outcomes of Victorians has been announced by Minister for Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Marlene Kairouz.

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.

$250,000 in grants to prevent gambling harm in regional and rural Victoria

Grants totalling $250,000 are available for gambling harm prevention projects in regional and rural Victoria. The Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Marlene Kairouz, announced the funding today in Bendigo.

Front of mind with Louise Glanville

Louise Glanville

In this edition Louise discusses: CALD prevention grants, the International Gambling Conference hosted in New Zealand, The Foundation's public awareness campaign 'Harm starts earlier than you think', Communications Legislation Amendment Bill submission, Love The Game.

Calling for volunteers to share experiences of gambling harm

If you or someone you know has experienced the harm that gambling can cause, you may like to share your personal experiences as a way to help others, reduce stigma and create positive change.

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.

Board meets with Broadmeadows community support services

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Board was today treated to a special performance by Three Sides of the Coin, a theatre group led by Link Health and Community that uses the lived experience of its members to raise awareness about gambling harm.

$200,000 For CALD Projects To Reduce Gambling Harm

Grants of up to $20,000 are available to grassroots culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) organisations for projects that offer assistance in combating harm from gambling in CALD communities.

Apprentices Launch Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

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 for community projects to prevent gambling harm across Victoria

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 to help prevent gambling harm in the Victorian community

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.

Additional funding to help local community groups prevent gambling harm

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has announced additional funding to support the rollout of five new projects aimed at preventing gambling harm.

Local groups awarded $2.4 million to prevent gambling harm

Eleven health and community organisations have been awarded $2.4 million ongoing funding for gambling harm prevention projects across Victoria.

New funding targets problem gambling

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.

$2.4m boost for prevention of gambling-related harm

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.

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