Edition #16: August 2019
Recently retired Melbourne Victory captain Carl Valeri talks about what he loves most about playing soccer, and why he’s having conversations with his kids about sports betting.
The popularity of gambling-like products in computer games played by many Australian children comes under the spotlight in new videos released this week.
Gambling on the pokies was a solution that quickly became a problem for Anna Bardsley. A member of the Foundation’s Lived Experience Advisory Committee, Anna says storytelling plays a big part in her recovery from addiction.
NAIDOC Award winners share their thoughts on how placing self-determination at the heart of service delivery will improve Aboriginal health and wellbeing outcomes.
Poor mental health can increase vulnerability to gambling harm. Improving recognition of this among health practitioners, as well as making the gambling environment safer, drove our recommendations to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System.
Hearing about the impact of their decisions and actions on people experiencing gambling harm can help banks develop more ethical processes, says a group of Victorian financial counsellors.