Chandana’s story

My name is Chandana. I am an affected family member of a gambler and Peer Connection volunteer. Before we came to Australia, he never really gambled. Maybe only $50 at the casino sometimes and then we went home. In Australia, we were in separate cities much of the time for work. So initially I didn’t…

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Lunar New Year Festival

Each year, Abbotsford’s Victoria Street is closed for traffic as the local community celebrates the Lunar New Year. Close to a hundred thousand people attend a great weekend full of activities including carnival rides, firecrackers and plenty of stalls serving delicious Chinese and Vietnamese food.

Gambler’s Help Financial Counsellor, Minh Tran supported the event led by, Australian Vietnamese Women’s Association…

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Christmas 2017 Venue Support Newsletter

Our Venue support team at Gambler’s Help North & North Western have had a busy 2017.  Why not catch up on some of the detail in their latest newsletter. Christmas 2017 Venue Support Newsletter

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Many Ways to Have Fun 2017

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week focuses on engagement with the community. One of our popular events to support the week at Banyule Community Health was a community event promoting and highlighting alternative recreational options to gambling. In partnership with the Women of West Heidelberg we talked to over 100 local community members at our event, “Many…

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