Edition #21: November 2020

Photo supplied by Nartarsha Napanangka Bamblett
Photo supplied by Nartarsha Napanangka Bamblett
Photo supplied by Nartarsha Napanangka Bamblett

Celebrating NAIDOC Week: ‘Always was, always will be’

Nartarsha Napanangka Bamblett, a member of the First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, joined a Foundation online event to discuss Country, reconciliation, and the power women hold.

A bigger and bolder life after gambling harm

Michaela Settle knew deep down that her then-husband was gambling, but denial was her ‘survival instinct’. Once she confronted the tough reality, she was able to create a joyful new life for herself and her sons.

An insight into Gambling Minds

Consultant psychiatrist Dr Rebecca Hope considers the particular vulnerability of people struggling with gambling harm, mental illness and addiction during COVID-19-related restrictions.

Strictly pokies

After watching people lose all sense of self and time as they played on poker machines, Drew Rooke wrote the book One last spin: the power and peril of the pokies about their lure.