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The Foundation is an independent statutory authority set up to focus on the impacts of problem gambling and to foster responsible gambling.

We provide problem gambling counselling for those affected by problem gambling, we run community education and information campaigns to support responsible gambling and commission research to ensure our programs are based on the best available evidence. We also provide community information on responsible gambling through the Gambling Information Resource Office (GIRO). Find out more about us.

Latest News

Evidence shows people with gambling problems often experience other problems

Friday, 11 April 2014

Research highlighting the multiple health and social problems that people with gambling problems can experience is the focus of a new paper from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

Creative workshops for people recovering from gambling

Thursday, 03 April 2014

Creative workshops for people recovering from gambling problems will be held each Wednesday in April at MonashLink in Clayton, Melbourne.

As a novel form of therapy and support, the 'More than a gamble' workshops will encourage participants to express themselves through storytelling, writing, music, movement and voice.

Matt takes control of his gambling

Monday, 17 March 2014

Meet Matt, a 27 year old tradie who has battled with gambling for seven years. What started as a flutter on the horses or a spin on the pokies, grew into a habit Matt couldn’t control.

$2.4m boost for prevention of gambling-related harm

Wednesday, 05 March 2014

Funding for projects to reduce gambling-related harm is being boosted to $2.4 million under a new prevention program from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

New multi-lingual support services for gamblers

Wednesday, 05 March 2014

Problem gambling treatment services for culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities will be boosted through a new $600 thousand grants program for multi-lingual counselling services from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

Fight for you wins Media Campaign of the Year

Friday, 28 February 2014

The powerful Fight for you 100 Day Challenge campaign created by McCann Melbourne for the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation has won Media Campaign of the Year in the 2013 AdNews Awards.

New funding for gambling research

Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Applications for funding are now open for round six of the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation’s Grants for Gambling Research Program.