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News and media releases from 2024

Commission refuses application for 50 pokies at Romsey Hotel

On 21 June 2024, the Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission refused an application from Romsey Football Netball Club Inc to install 50 pokies at the Romsey Hotel (Shire of Macedon Ranges).

Pokies gambling relapse: the (not-so) merry go round

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Understanding relapse and why people continue to gamble, despite the harmful consequences and the negative effects on those close to them, can help improve therapeutic treatment.

Supporting young people to know the score about gambling harm

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Helping young people navigate a world in which gambling has never been more accessible is the focus of the Foundation’s Be Ahead of the Game school education program.

Increasing money management skills in First Nations communities

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The financial counselling team at the Victorian Aboriginal Health Service takes a positive approach to helping Community manage their money, and they’re seeing some deadly results.

Changing the way we talk about gambling harm

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After almost 12 challenging and fulfilling years, the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation will be closing on 30 June 2024.

Commission approves additional five pokies at Clocks at Flinders Street Station

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The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission has approved an application from Doxa Community Club Inc to increase the number of pokies at Clocks at Flinders Street Station (City of Melbourne) from 100 to 105.

Huntly Hotel seeks to install 40 pokies

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The Victorian Gambling and Casino Control Commission has received an application from Cook Country Hotels Pty Ltd Inc to install 40 pokies at the Huntly Hotel, 592 Midland Highway (City of Greater Bendigo).

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