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100 Day Challenge released

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The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has released the 100 Day Challenge. This free online tool is available to anyone who would like to change their relationship with gambling, whether it is taking a break or cutting down on the amount of time and money spent on gambling.   Designed with the assistance of experts in …

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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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100 Day Challenge released

The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has released the 100 Day Challenge. This free online tool is available to anyone …

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Gambler’s Help attends 2018 Wimmera Field Days

Gambler’s Help attended the 2018 Wimmera Machinery Field Days, located at the Wimmera Events Centre in Longerenong, near …

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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 …