Category: Community Education

Sowing seeds for better health at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days

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On March 7, 8 and 9 Gambler’s Help joined forces with other community health organisations at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days with the goal of ‘sowing seeds for better health.’ Amidst the hustle and bustle of the festival, the snake pit, the tractors, the farming services and vendors was the Moore Exhibition Centre.  Organised by the local …

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CAFS to assist business with gambling policy


Child and Family Service Ballarat Inc. (CAFS) has received funding from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to develop resources that promote responsible gambling in local business. CAFS will use the funding to develop resources including a multi-media presentation and tool kit designed to help employers understand the impacts gambling can have on the workplace and …

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Looking Back: Gambling’s Not Our Game TV and Radio clip


Rewind: In 2014 Gambler’s Help West Vic teamed up with Central Highlands Primary Care Partnerships, Sports Central and the City of Ballarat to create a clip for TV and radio to raise awareness about the risks of gambling and sport, as well as the Gambling’s Not a Game Sporting Clubs Program. The clip, presented by …

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Gambler’s Help at Spingfest

Stall at Springfest

It was a sunny day for 1000’s of people and many four legged friends who attended the annual Spring Fest, organised by Rotary, around the majestic Lake Wendouree Ballarat. Gambler’s Help West Vic was there too, you may have seen us at the Child and Family Services market stall. We had our new brochures with …

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Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 23 – 29 October 2017

We’re proud to support Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.  Check out all the tips for keeping your gambling in check …

CAFS to launch resources to help prevent harm from gambling in the workplace

CAFS will be launching a range of resources to assist local businesses in reducing harm from gambling in the workplace.  …

Harm from gambling starts earlier than you think

The latest research has shown harm from gambling can start early on and be at a stage that is hard to detect. The Victorian …