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…
The ANU’s Centre for Gambling Research is excited to be partnering with local service providers, Relationships Australia and Anglicare, on the Gambling Support Study funded by the NSW government.
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.
We’re seeking people who have experienced problems with gambling and debt to take part in a brief online survey. Find out more…
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…
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
The Uk has just taken a major step forward in reducing maximum bet sizes from 100 GPD to 2 GPD on their most voracious gambling products -Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBT).
Coles announced that they want to reduce the damage caused by poker machines by lowering the maximum bet down to $1.
It’s pleasing to see commentary throughout the media and government, on the ongoing issue that is Gambling Harm