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News and media releases from 2019

Personal stories of recovery: gambling harm podcast

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.

Chinese New Year brings a fresh start


Luck plays big part in Chinese culture, especially at Chinese New Year, when revellers gamble to ensure a lucky year ahead rather than to win money. We talk to two organisations working to help Victoria’s Chinese communities avoid gambling harm in the Year of the Pig.

New 14-day verification rules for online betting accounts

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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.

Cashless gaming commences at Victorian venues

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Recent changes now enable Victorian hotels and clubs to provide cashless gaming to their customers.

Australian Racing Fact Book 2017–2018 edition published

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A Guide to the Racing Industry in Australia 2017–2018 outlines the key results and statistics from the Australian thoroughbred sector.

Reclaim your life with the 100 Day Challenge

Take a break with the 100 Day Challenge

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.

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