You can access immediate support by talking to an online counsellor.
Live counselling offers immediate counselling and support 24/7 with a counsellor qualified in helping people with gambling concerns.
About This Service
Gambling Help Online is funded as part of an agreement between all State and Territory Governments and the Australian Government.
This service complements and increases the range of services available in responding to problem gambling issues. It provides Australians with a new opportunity to access counselling and information services when they are unable or reluctant to access face-to-face services provided in each jurisdiction.
Informed by extensive research and expert advice, Gambling Help Online is a world first to provide:
- 24/7 availability of chat and email counselling and support services;
- Availability of professional counsellors with expertise in problem gambling and online services;
- Integration with state based 24/7 telephone services and face-to-face counselling;
- Provision of extensive website content, self-help information and weblinks for additional support.
Acknowledgement of jurisdictional funding for Gambling Help Online:
Australian Capital Territory: ACT Government through the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission
Australian Government: The Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
New South Wales: NSW Government through the Responsible Gambling Fund
Northern Territory: Northern Territory Government through the Community Benefit Fund
Queensland: Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation
South Australia: Government of South Australia
Tasmania: Tasmanian Government through the Community Support Levy
Victoria: Victorian Government through the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
Western Australia: Government of Western Australia through the Problem Gambling Support Services Committee.
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