Office of Responsible Gambling
The Show some Betiquette campaign was designed to demonstrate responsible gambling to young males aged 18-35, considered at risk of developing a gambling problem, in the context of online sports betting.
How can people gamble responsibly?
Responsible gambling requires self-control and sticking to your limits.
Law Ortovent, Northern Sydney Local Health District, and Professor Alex Blaszczynski, University of Sydney, discuss what it takes to gamble responsibly.
Technology at Centre of Responsible Gambling Grants
27th June 2019
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A website to allow problem gamblers to self exclude from multiple venues and new online courses on responsible gambling are among innovative projects supported by $1.3 million funding from the NSW Office of Responsible Gambling.
The office’s director, Natalie Wright, said projects funded by the 2019 Responsible Gambling grants will lead to tangible benefits for people who want to make positive changes to manage their gambling.
New study into the Responsible Conduct of Gambling
21st June 2019
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A study into the responsible conduct of gambling has been commissioned by the Responsible Gambling Fund, to understand how effective the existing Responsible Conduct of Gambling (RCG) training and practice is in NSW.
In NSW it is a requirement for licensees, club secretaries and any staff involved with gaming machines to undergo RCG training.
Director of the Office of Responsible Gambling Natalie Wright said research is needed to provide an evidence-base on which improvements to RCG could be made.
Community Members to Share Experiences of Harm from Online Gambling to help others
12th June 2019
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The Gambling Impact Society (GIS) has launched its Lived Experience Project to help the community better understand harms linked to online gambling by hearing from people with first- hand experience.
The project, funded by the NSW Office of Responsible Gambling, is seeking people from across NSW who have personal experience of online gambling harm to share their story.
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Families and Youth at Centre of Responsible Gambling Grants
22nd May 2019
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Five universities will share in almost $400,000 funding from the NSW Office of Responsible
Gambling for research to help prevent and reduce gambling harms. The office’s director, Natalie Wright, said the 2019 Responsible Gambling grants support
innovative projects with a focus on youth, families and new technology.