2024: When Gaming Meets Gambling - Free Parent and Carer Information Sessions

When gaming meets gambling TileThe Ballarat community lost $64.3 million on Poker Machines over the 2022-2023 financial year.

This equates to $175,000 per day. Sadly, the figures continue to rise, and our young people are increasingly targeted through advertising and gaming.

The financial loss to Victorians through gambling, was $7.41 billion in 2022/23.

Our kids are being exposed to gambling through gaming and advertising. Never before has gambling been so heavily promoted and accessible. Microtransactions, found in gaming, is a market that is expected to reach $117.95 billion by 2027.

Parents and Carers, come and learn about the key issues related to gambling and young people and how they can help their young person develop informed attitudes to gambling and healthy gaming habits.Jo from Ballarat Cafs (Children and Family Sevices) will present the free session, hosted by the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House.

Free Parent and Carer Information Session

REGISTER NOW - 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm, Tuesday 10 September 2024

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Gambling Harm Information for Parents and Carers of Young People

Source: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

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Free Online Resource for Parents and Carers: The Bridge

Access The Bridge Online.

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Be Ahead of The Game - Gambling Harm Awareness for Young People in Schools

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Spend your time in new ways: Visit your local Neighbourhood House

The ‘Spend Your Time In New Ways’ campaign highlights alternative activities to gambling and shines a light on activities that are positive and productive for individuals and communities - such as connecting with the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House.
The campaign was developed through a partnership between Ballarat Community Health and the Central Highlands Association of Neighbourhood Houses. Scroll

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Gambling Harm Awareness Past Events