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Who we are

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is a statutory authority created by the Victorian Parliament specifically to address the challenge of gambling harm in the Victorian community.

The Foundation was brought into effect by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Act 2011.

Our vision

A Victoria free from gambling-related harm.

Our mission

To improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians by working with our communities and government to deliver effective, evidence-based initiatives and innovative approaches to prevent gambling harm and provide support for those seeking help.

View our strategic direction.


The Foundation is governed by a board that is accountable to the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, the Hon. Melissa Horne.

Our board is responsible for providing strategic direction to the Foundation and ensuring we achieve our objectives and carry out our functions. The board comprises at least four (but no more than eight) appointed members and three members of parliament, representing different political parties. The board’s work is supported by three advisory committees.

Find out more about our board and its advisory committees.


Our chief executive officer is accountable to the board for day-to-day management of the Foundation and is supported by an executive leadership team. About 50 staff are spread across the functions of public health and prevention, community awareness, research, Gambler’s Help services, professional development and corporate support.

Find out more about our executive leadership team.

Download the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation organisation chart.

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