The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation is an independent statutory authority that aims to reduce the prevalence and harms of problem gambling and to help those who choose to gamble, to do so responsibly.
Our functions include the provision of problem gambling counselling services, conducting community education and information campaigns to support responsible gambling and commissioning research that can help us to achieve our objectives. We also provide community information on responsible gambling via the Gambling Information Resource Office (GIRO). Find out more about us.
The Geelong Cats will sign a new partnership deal to highlight responsible gambling as an opener to Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.
The partnership deal with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation will be officially announced before the Geelong Cats game against Collingwood at the MCG on Saturday 18 May 2013.
Football and netball players across Victoria will play in a special round of competition this weekend in recognition of Responsible Gambling Awareness Week.
The Responsible Gambling Awareness Round forms part of AFL Victoria’s partnership with the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to promote responsible gambling.
In an interview with Jon Faine this morning on 774 ABC radio, CEO Serge Sardo discussed gambling issues and the role of the Foundation in tackling problem gambling and promoting responsible gambling in Victoria.
Over 1,000 people have signed up to take better control over their gambling in the first six weeks of a new problem gambling campaign launched by Premier Denis Napthine.
The Foundation has launched a world-first problem gambling campaign 'Fight for the real you' with support from Premier Denis Napthine and Minister for Gaming Regulation Andrew McIntosh.
Our current campaign focusses on the friends and family members of gamblers, and lets them know that there is help available for them too.