News and media releases from 2014
Collingwood Football Club is taking a leadership role off the field as the latest sporting club to sign the responsible gambling charter and commit to protecting young people from the risks of gambling.
Victorian employers are being urged to protect themselves and their workers with new evidence showing gambling is a growing risk for business.
To mark the launch of the Western Bulldogs’ Sons of the West men’s health program, the Club hosted a free Men’s Health Expo on Sunday, 18 May at Victoria University Whitten Oval.
On 14 May 2014, the tax rate on electronic gaming machines (EGMs) at some hotels and clubs increased by 4.2 per cent.
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.
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.
Research highlighting the multiple health and social problems that people with gambling problems can experience is the focus of a new paper from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.
Meet Matt, a 27 year old tradie who has battled with gambling for seven years.
Greyhound Promotions Pty Ltd applied for an amendment to its venue operator's license to increase the number of electronic gaming machines (EGMs) operating at Greyhounds Entertainment from 93 to 102.
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.
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.
New research suggests about 14 per cent of people receiving treatment for substance abuse also experience problems with gambling.
A follow up to last year’s highly successful Fight for the real you campaign, Fight for you take 2 follows up two of the participants, almost 12 months on.