Interested in finding out more about responsible and problem gambling? The following websites might be of help. As noted in our disclaimer, the Foundation is not responsible for the content of external websites.
- Victorian Gambling Sites
- Other Australian Problem Gambling Sites
- International Problem Gambling Sites
- Australian Gambling Research
- Government Inquiries and Reports
- International Gambling Research
- Allied Health sites
- Industry Responsible Gambling Sites
This Foundation website aims to inform and support problem gamblers, their families and friends and encourage them to seek help.
This Foundation website aims to raise awareness of how gambling works, how to understand the odds, tips for gambling responsibly and how to recognise whether someone may be developing a problem with gambling.
This Foundation website aims to support professionals such as doctors and social workers to recognise problem gamblers and how to assist them and/or refer them to specialist help.
This Foundation website aims to encourage younger Victorians to assess their gambling and consider how it affects their lives.
This Foundation website aims to raise awareness in Victorian Indigenous Communities of responsible gambling and support available for people impacted by problem gambling.
The VCGLR delivers integrated regulatory functions for liquor and gambling. They develop responsible gambling and liquor industries, minimise harm and respond to diverse community expectations. An initiative of the VCGLR is the Responsible Gambling Project which works with commercial gambling providers to educate, inform and develop tools to improve compliance with Responsible Gambling Codes of Conduct.
Other Australian Problem Gambling Sites
This is a national service delivery site. It provides live counselling and email support for anyone with a gambling concern. Free, anonymous, confidential, professional and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to anyone in Australia. This site is maintained by Turning Point and is funded as part of an agreement between all states and territories and the Federal Government.
International Problem Gambling Sites
This site aims to support problem gamblers and their family and friends in New Zealand.
The Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF) is a national non-profit organisation predominantly funded by the Ministry of Health with funds received from the gambling levy. The PGF provides problem gambling services and also undertakes health promotion.
Canada’s Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre (OPGRC) has launched The Synopsis Project, a website that will publish one-page synopses of gambling research articles already published in peer-reviewed journals. Articles that have appeared since 2004 are currently being published.
The Responsible Gambling Council is an independent non-profit organisation dedicated to problem gambling prevention. It works to reduce gambling risks by creating and delivering innovative awareness and information programs.
A Canadian site with lots of useful information on overcoming a gambling problem/addiction.
The Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health brings treatment professionals and leading researchers together with experts to communicate and share knowledge.
Works with the community to reduce the impact of problem gambling on individuals, families and society.
Information about gambling in the UK encompassing regulation, social responsibility and industry funding of research education and treatment. It also explains how to get advice for gambling related problems.
The National Council on Problem Gambling is the national advocate in the USA for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families. Their website includes a list of international resources
The Victorian Gambling Study is a three-year longitudinal study (following the same group of people over time) thatexplores gambling in the state of Victoria, Australia, from a community and public health viewpoint. The study surveys both gamble and non-gamblers from 2009 to 2012.
A clearinghouse for over 1,700 gambling research publications, Gambling Research Australia began as an initiative of the former Ministerial Council on Gambling.
The AGC's Research elibrary contains over 3,000 articles, documents and reports that are available for online reading and downloading.
The ABS produce detailed statistics on gambling in Australia.
The Victorian Competition and Efficiency Commission (VCEC) is the Victorian Government’s foremost body advising on business regulation reform and identifying opportunities for improving Victoria’s competitive position. In June 2012, they commenced an inquiry into the Social & Economic Costs of Problem Gambling, to be delivered in December 2012.
The Parliamentary Joint Select Committee on Gambling reform was appointed to inform the Commonwealth on gambling reform related issues. The Committee’s first inquiry reported on the design and implementation of a mandatory pre-commitment system for electronic gaming machines. The second inquiry will report on interactive and online gambling and gambling advertising.
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a public inquiry into gambling. The Commission's final report was provided to the Australian Government on 26 February 2010. The Government publicly released the report on 23 June 2010.
The objective of the Synopsis Project, an initiative of the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre, is to provide ready access to gambling research literature for researchers, practictioners, policy makers, government agencies and users of the website.
The National Center for Responsible Gaming funds research that helps increase understanding of pathological and youth gambling and find effective methods of treatment for the disorder.
The WAGER is a research bulletin dedicated to issues relating to gambling and gambling related disorders. It is produced by the Division on Addiction (DOA) at the Cambridge Health Alliance, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.
The GambLIB web portal is an online knowledge base of gambling research produced by the International Gambling Research Institute at the School of Advanced Social Studies in Slovenia.
This is a journal for international scientific developments in gambling-related research, policy issues, and treatment, published in Canada.
A journal for international scientific developments in gambling-related research, policy issues, and treatment, published in Canada.
The Bouverie Centre delivers clinical training, education and support to Gambler’s Help agencies in implementing family-inclusive counselling.
The Problem Gambling and Mental Health Program, delivered by Alfred Health, aims to improve treatment options for people with co-occuring gambling and mental health problems.
Industry Responsible Gambling Sites
The SEGO (Self Excluded Gamblers on Line) program was developed by the AHA (Vic) in conjunction with Clubs Victoria targeting individuals who experience problems as a result of their gambling activity.
Information on the Crown Casino Melbourne's responisble gaming policy and services.
Information on Tabcorp's responsible gambling policy and services.
The AGC was established by leaders of the gambling industry in June 2000 and its members include licensed operators, gaming machine manufacturers, hotels and casinos. The AGC is a national body that aims to support a sustainable gambling industry providing entertainment and economic benefits while promoting gambling education and responsible gambling measures.