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.
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.
There are many myths, misunderstandings and superstitions surrounding gaming machines. But can you really improve your odds of winning? This movie dispels the most common myths, one by one, using entertaining and easy-to-understand visuals.
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…
An exciting opportunity to attend a training workshop delivered by two experienced problem gambling counsellors Kate Roberts and Barbara Bicego
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…