Responsible Gambling Awareness Week
Responsible Gambling Awareness Week starts on Monday! In partnership with local councils, industry, and community groups, the foundation has organised over 60 events that will run between May 26 and June 1. Check out the RGAW website for more details and a schedule of events.
Let’s talk about gambling in multicultural communities: Organised by the Ethnic Communities Council of Victoria, this free public forum will include presentations by researchers on perceptions of gambling in two ethnic communities, followed by a panel discussion of local councils, support services and ethnic community members on ways to empower people from culturally diverse backgrounds to make informed choices about gambling.
When: 27 May 2014, 9:30am - 1pm
Where: Statewide Resources Centre, 150 Palmerston Street, Carlton
Register online by Friday 23 May 2014.
For further information contact Alex Romanov at firstname.lastname@example.org
Reclaim the game – sports edition: Organised by Moonee Valley City Council and featuring guest speaker David Schwarz, former AFL player, this event will promote responsible gambling messages and encourage sports clubs to counter the growing culture of gambling.
When: 26 May 2014, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: Clocktower, 750 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds
For further information contact Lauren Treby at (03) 9243 8888.
‘Gambling’s not our game’ media launch: Organised by Sports Central and the Ballarat Responsible Gambling Committee, this event will launch a social media clip produced with local sporting clubs to promote responsible gambling messages.
When: 27 May 2014, 2:00pm – 2:45pm
Where: North Ballarat Sports Club, Creswick Road, North Ballarat
RSVP at email@example.com
Gambling and international students’ think tank: Organised by Monash Council in partnership with Gamblers’ Help and neighbouring councils and primary care partnerships, this event will provide an opportunity to explore how to strengthen international students’ social connections to protect them from gambling risks.
When: 28 May 2014, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Monash Civic Centre, Springvale Road, Glen Waverley
For further information contact Emily Halliburton at (03) 9518 3574.