The Gambling Impact Society (NSW) is an ACNC registered Health Promotion Charity providing community education, information, professional training, support and advocacy on the issues of problem gambling and gambling harms in the community.Details
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.Details
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 bookDetails
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 2017Details
The Consumer Voices program was funded in April last year for a 12-month pilot by the NSW Responsible Gambling Fund to train peer educators and deliver a minimum of 40 community education sessions in the South Coast, Shoalhaven, Illawarra and Southern Tablelands regions of NSW.Details