Director, Office of Responsible Gambling
NSW Department of Industry
The NSW Office of Responsible Gambling leads the development of responsible gambling strategy and public policy advice to the NSW Government, and implements a range of programs and initiatives in the areas of research, community education and support services. The Office is working towards zero gambling harm, and has increased its focus on prevention and early intervention for its community education and awareness programs. Natalie will discuss the limitations of only targeting the problem gambler in awareness and education programs and how a health promotion approach can help to prevent and reduce gambling related harm.
This session will examine:
- The health promotion approach
- The importance of education across all risk profiles
- Current and future challenges