News and media releases from 2019
On 9 May 2019, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation approved an application from Hogan's Hotel Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at Hogan's Hotel in Wallan from 45 to 65.
Young people are encouraged to spend more time with their family and friends, delete smartphone betting apps and avoid gambling clickbait as part of Bethany Community Support’s new project, ‘A Young Person’s Message’, launched in April as part of Youth Week.
On 12 April 2019, the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation refused an application from Polish Community Association in Geelong Inc to increase the number of pokies at White Eagle House from 35 to 78.
In this Q&A, Shane reflects on his first few weeks as CEO of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation and provides some insights into what’s important to him.
Listening to the stories of Aboriginal people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities is important to reducing gambling harm.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation will hear an application from Monbulk Bowling Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at Monbulk Bowling Club from 30 to 40.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation will hear an application from Castello's Players Hotel Pty Ltd to increase the number of pokies at Players Hotel in Dandenong from 25 to 50.
The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation partnered with the Alannah & Madeline Foundation to co-design parent workshops to equip parents with the relevant gaming knowledge and have conversations about gambling within gaming.
Applications are now open for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Grants for Gambling Research Program.
As part of its Love the Game partnership with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation, Geelong Football Club has announced it will remove sports betting advertising from GMHBA Stadium.
The Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, Marlene Kairouz today announced the appointment of Shane Lucas as the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s new Chief Executive Officer.
People who identify as LGBTIQ+ are invited to participate in a new study examining their gambling experiences.
Easton Wood meets the local junior club in Ballarat as part of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation's Love the Game Sporting Club program. The Western Bulldogs, along all other Victorian elite clubs have renewed their partnership with the Foundation, saying no to sports betting sponsorship.
Five new projects have been awarded a total of almost $250,000 as part of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s early career researcher grants.
A new podcast exploring the depths of gambling-related harm through the eyes of people who have recovered has been launched at Banyule Community Health.
New national rules have commenced that reduce the customer verification period for new online wagering (betting) consumers from 90 days to a maximum of 14 days.
Recent changes now enable Victorian hotels and clubs to provide cashless gaming to their customers.
A Guide to the Racing Industry in Australia 2017–2018 outlines the key results and statistics from the Australian thoroughbred sector.
What would you do in 2019 with the time and money you could save by taking a break from gambling? The Foundation’s 100 Day Challenge advertising campaign will be on air until mid-February.