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…Details
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.Details
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…Details
This half-day interactive workshop run by the Alliance for Gambling Reform is for people with lived experience of gambling harm who would like to connect with peers working
for a common cause.
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