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Calder Cannons Supports Responsible Gambling

On Tuesday, 23rd August 2016, the Calder Cannons Football Club Under 18 TAC CUP Players, Club Management and Parents attended a Gambling’s Not a Game education session after player training. Calder Cannons are a signatory of the foundation’s Responsible Gambling Charter and been a part of the Sporting Club Program since 2015. Over 70 players, senior club…

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A Wealth of Ideas Conference

Family violence, financial counselling, death and dying, grief and creditors, innovation in insurance, consumer and credit law. These were just a few of the concurrent sessions at this years annual FCA Conference in Adelaide. I attended to represent my Team and the work we do with victims of domestic violence in partnership with Elisabeth Morgan…

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Stepping Back

Are you affected by the gambling, gaming or other compulsive behaviour (e.g. drug and alcohol, internet use) of a family member or close friend? If so, you are invited to participate in a 6 week support group. This discussion and activity group will focus on and explore the following areas: Understanding Compulsive Behaviours Readiness for…

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Clean Slate

Clean Slate is a program developed and run by Brimbank Melton Community Legal Centre. Clean Slate helps clients who are in custody deal with unpaid debts so they don’t have to worry about them when they are released, and those close to them don’t need to worry about them now. There are no guarantee that…

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Mindful Awareness

Mindfulness for recovery from problematic behaviours An 8 week course based on Mindfulness Based Relapse Prevention (MBRP) Mindfulness Awareness will help participants learn and practice mindfulness, to improve awareness and coping skills. The course will help participants understand how mindfulness can support positive change in relation to problematic thoughts and behaviours. Dates: 4 February – 24…

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Unpacking the Gambler’s Help Counselling Process

Many people are shy or feel a sense of shame about gambling problems. Our gambling treatment services are often discreetly situated within other services. We treat personal information with the utmost respect and are prevented by legislation from disclosing personal information to anyone else unless we have permission from you to do so. We are…

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Gambler’s Help at Trade and Careers Expo

Gambler’s Help North & North Western recently participated to the Trade & Careers Expo organised by the Industry Skills Centre (ISC) Program in partnership with Group Training Association Victoria and Corrections Victoria. We provided valuable information for prisoners about services now available at Dame Phyllis Frost Centre during their incarceration and post release in our…

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What RGAW Means

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week in Victoria is about raising awareness of the fact that you can bet anywhere, anytime on just about anything. With opportunities to gamble increasing and advertising enticing us to gamble more frequently, spreading the word about how to gamble without harm is becoming more important than ever. Responsible gambling is about…

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