Rigged. Designed for addiction. Everywhere. The documentary film Ka-Ching! gets behind the poker machines that have become inescapable in Australia’s clubs and pubs.Details
Are you concerned about the negative impacts of gambling on children & young people?
All interested parties are invited to come along to our AGM to hear a powerful presentation by Allison Keogh who was recently featured on the HOOPLA and various radio stations talking about the negative impact of gambling on children and young people based on her personal experiencesDetails
Is Gambling affecting you or someone you know
Do you gamble to escape worries or other uncomfortable feelings?
Are you increasing your bets or gambling more often?
Are you concerned about a partner, friend or relative’s gambling behaviour?
Are gambling related financial worries getting you down?
Is gambling affecting your relationships with family, friends or employers?Details
This guide is for financial counsellors working with clients who have gambling problems or are affected by problem gambling, such as family members.
Many clients who seek financial counselling are also struggling with serious financial, emotional, health and relationship problems related to problem gambling. It is also likely that they will not tell you about these problems unless you ask.Details
This guide is for people who work in the “helping professions,” including addiction specialists, General Practitioners (GPs), social and health care providers, community and welfare service providers, workers in the legal and criminal justice system, pastoral care workers and employee assistance program counsellors.Details
The aim of this self-help resource is to provide, what we hope, is a range of supportive information and ideas to assist families who may be struggling with the impacts of problem gambling.
The 2010 Productivity Commission’s Report into Gambling specifically identified the need for more self help information to be made available to individuals and family members affected by problem gambling in the community. We hope that this resource will contribute to meeting this need.Details
The GIS is pleased to be Hosting a Problem Gambling Awareness Seminar on May 21st at Wollongong University -Function Centre, Innovation Campus at FAIRY MEADOW. This is a lead in event for Responsible Gambling Awareness Week which commences the following week. We have great line up of speakers and this is a good opportunity to…Details
The GIS Executive Officer Kate Roberts attended the last minute Senate hearing for the Social Services and Other Amendments Bill 2013 on Monday evening December 9th 2013. This where the proposal to repeal the Gambling Acts of 2012 have been buried, passed though the Lower House and from Thursday this week we are likely to…Details