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Helping fight addiction one step at a time

Luke Michael, Monday, 1st June 2020 -  Patrick Lawrence took an unusual route to the not-for-profit sector, but now as CEO of mental health and addiction hub First Step, he is showing why everyone deserves every chance

With pokies shut down, coronavirus stress could drive more people to reckless online gambling

Contributor, Tuesday, 7th April 2020 -  New regulations are urgently needed to restrict online bet sizes and credit card use, write Charles Livingstone and Samantha Thomas. Pubs, clubs and casinos have all been closed

Kick a habit

Clare Desira, Monday, 28th October 2019 -  How can a jar and post-its help you shake addictions, get healthier and even get a new job? Clare Desira explains in her latest video. Join Desira for our fortnightly videos on how the

More Than $100M Defrauded by Australians to Gamble

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 31st August 2016 -  A new report into fraud has found more than $100 million has been stolen in the last five years in Australia by people needing to satisfy their gambling addiction, and the report authors…

Opinion

Entrepreneurs, Co-ops and the Excluded: Ownership is Key

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 11th September 2014 -  What does it take to address root causes and grow opportunities for the deeply excluded? Ownership is a key, writes Richard Warner, Coordinator of Nundah Community Enterprises Cooperative

NSW Has Thirst for Alcohol Reforms

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 30th August 2012 - 
Photo: The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education A new poll finds that the New South Wales community is united in its desire for action to tackle alcohol-related problems.…
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