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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.  The resources are designed to help employers understand the impacts gambling can have on the workplace and provides practical tips for employers – such as establishing a workplace policy on gambling.   The resources were …

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“It’s not too late for a new start.”

Portrait image of financial counselling co-ordinator, Colin Handreck, for a story about problem gambling online and in sport.

Colin Handreck, Coordinator of Financial Counselling at Child and Family Services Ballarat Inc., featured in an article in The Courier recently. In the article Colin describes some of the gambling problems he sees as a financial counsellor, especially sports betting and online gambling. He says “online is the new form of particularly insidious gambling, you …

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Gambler’s Help at Springfest

Gambler’s Help West Vic enjoyed the yearly Springfest event held at Lake Wendouree and organised by Rotary.  Our team of dedicated workers was located in the CAFS market stall.  They enjoyed the atmosphere while engaging in some fantastic conversations with people and giving out show bags.

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CAFS recognised for business excellence

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At the Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards on Thursday night CAFS won both the CGU Insurance Not-for-Profit Award and Business of the Year award. CAFS Chief Executive Officer, Allan Joy, said the awards were a credit to the staff, community and volunteers.   Link  

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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 …

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Sowing seeds for better health at the Wimmera Machinery Field Days

On March 7, 8 and 9 Gambler’s Help joined forces with other community health organisations at the Wimmera Machinery …