Gambling Related Harm Forum

Project Status

Chief Investigator
Siggi Zapart

Project Coordinator
Siggi Zapart, Andrew Reid

Team Member
Fiona Haigh

Project Rationale

Gambling and its health and social consequences concern all countries. Gambling-related harms affect individuals, families, communities and society as a whole. Gambling causes widespread, significant direct and indirect harm to individuals and non-gamblers – particularly through electronic gaming machines. In Australia, Fairfield loses $1.3million a day through poker machines. 

Project Aim/s

  • To engage with service providers in Fairfield
  • To start the dialogue of gambling as a public health issue
  • To education and training to better support clients 

Project Design and Method

  • Forum
  • Education and training