Introducing the ‘Consumer Voices’ Project Gambling Impact Society (GIS) has funding from NSW Government to roll-out the very successful Consumer Voices (CVs) Project in Southwest Sydney and Hunter/Newcastle 2019 – 2020. Consumer Voices is now up and running and making bookings for education sessions in both regions. Individuals’ lived experience stories of recovery from gambling…Details
Christmas can be a dangerous time for recovering gamblers. For some, it is an extremely lonely time of year and gambling is used as an escape; for others it may be a time to celebrate and let their hair (& guard) down. Thoughts like, “a few dollars in the pokies isn’t going to hurt” can…Details
The Gambling Impact Society has been busy this year working with people affected by gambling harms to bring their stories to the community to make a difference. Our project team including: Barbara, Kate, Joan and Alisha have been recruiting, training and supporting a team of Consumer Voices/Lived Experience peer educators across the state. We now have a diverse and dynamic team of 21 speakers, working together…Details
Welcome. The GISNSW Inc. started its existence in 2000, next year we will be 20 years old. In that 20 years we have made enormous strides in promoting and educating the harms caused by gambling in our society. From the establishment of a dedicated ‘Responsible Gambling’ awareness week to the inception of a consumer speaking program, Consumer…Details
If you or someone close to you has ever had problem with online gambling (gaming and wagering) we want to hear from you for our latest Lived-Experience Project in NSW.Details
An education program to de-stigmatise problem gambling will roll out across the South West Sydney and Hunter Regions, aiming to increase awareness of gambling risks and harms, thanks to a grant from the NSW Government’s Office of Responsible Gambling. The Consumer Voices community education program aims to open discussion about potential gambling risks and harms, and help…Details
This half-day interactive workshop run by the Alliance for Gambling Reform is for people with lived experience of gambling harm who would like to connect with peers working
for a common cause.