Four new resources are now available for people working within the gambling help sector to better support people who are experiencing gambling harm. Continue Reading
PEACE Multicultural Services held a ‘Have Your Say’ Forum on 15 June to present the outcomes and insights generated from the mental health consultations held with South Australian culturally and linguistically diverse communities in April and May 2017. Continue Reading
Responsible Gambling Awareness Week (RGAW) is an annual event that aims to raise awareness about gambling and engage with the wider community. Continue Reading
The Community Ambassadors Project was an outcome from the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gambling Action Plan 2015, launched by PEACE Multicultural Service in collaboration with the Office for Problem Gambling in May of last year. Continue Reading
In 2015, our PEACE Multicultural Services in collaboration with the Office for Problem Gambling launched the first ever “Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Gambling Help Action Plan 2015” following extensive consultation with over 20 different communities. The action plan highlights an enormous need to address stigma associated with gambling problems and seeking help. The idea of the Community Ambassadors Project came out as a result of community consultations on “Have Your Say Day” held in May 2015. Continue Reading
The often hidden aspect of Australia’s enormous appetite for gambling is the harm caused by significant gambling losses to many gamblers and their families. It is estimated that for every problem gambler, another seven people are adversely affected. Continue Reading
PEACE employs people from diverse cultural backgrounds who are professionally trained to provide needed services in a culturally meaningful way. One of PEACE’s most recent initiative is to implement a program designed to reach out to CALD communities with regards to the problem of gambling. Continue Reading
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Exploring and Energising Public Health Responses to Gambling Related Harm in South Australia at a seminar on November 24.
On Thursday 1 October, the Honourable Zoe Bettison MP, Minister for Communities and Social Inclusion launched the CALD Gambling Help Action Plan and announced funding for the Community Ambassador program. Continue Reading