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SA going from leader to loser in pokies game

Shonica Guy: I am completely astounded that the South Australian Government is proposing poker machines be available on Good Friday and Christmas Day. Is nothing sacred? Is the government so lacking in understanding of gambling harm they think this is okay? Continue reading

Beyond the stats - a friend lost to pokies

(trigger warning: suicide)David Lowe: I had very little to do with pokies until I got a call from a friend in 2001. The news was shocking. Our mutual friend Matt had taken his own life. Another shock followed – Matt had been a poker machine addict. He didn't seem like the type. But what is the type?  Continue reading

Why NSW must use the name Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Anna Bardley: It’s almost impossible to avoid the Gambling ads that have taken over our airways these days. It’s almost impossible to avoid the Gambling ads that have taken over our airways these days. And we all know what’s coming at the end. Continue reading