Other gambling support
There are a range of services and supports available to help someone if they're at risk of gambling harm.
Office for Problem Gambling
The Office for Problem Gambling administers the Gamblers Rehabilitation Fund.
The fund is used for programs and initiatives which aim to minimise problem gambling and offer services to those affected by gambling harm. A wide range of options are available to help anyone affected by gambling.
The Gambling Helpline provides 24/7 support for anyone affected by gambling harm (call 1800 858 858).
The office also provides helpful information about:
- what to do if you're worried about someone's gambling
- starting the conversation
- understanding the help options available.
Contact the Office for Problem Gambling.
A barring order can stop the person from gambling, or entering a specific area of a venue where gambling takes place.
In some cases, you can also apply for a family protection order.