Nowra library was the location for a very interesting evening on 20thSeptember when the Gambling Impact Society (NSW) in conjuncion with Shoalhaven Libraries hosted an author talk and community discussion event. Author, Drew Rooke, presented some interesting reflections on the process of researching of his recently released book – One Last Spin: the power and perils of the pokies.
So how did Australia evolve into a pokie nation?
Why are these machines so addictive?
These and many other questions will be discussed at this unique opportunity for community conversations on Thursday 20th September, 5.30pm-7.00pm at Nowra Library with Drew Rooke – author of this ground-breaking new book
Are you concerned about levels of gambling in the community? Have you been negatively impacted directly or indirectly by gambling? Would you like to find out more about the Spectrum of Gambling Harms? Find out more on Wed. 6 September 2017
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 experiences
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…