Helping you find government information and services

Gambling and lotteries

Information on gambling (gaming) in Australia, and where you can get help for problem gambling.

Australian Gambling Research Centre

Provides high quality, evidence-based publications and resources for policy-makers, researchers and professionals in the area of gambling.

Australian Institute of Family Studies

Gaming (gambling) authorities

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States and territories have responsibility for gaming (gambling). Provides links to state and territory gaming information.

Problem gambling

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Provides information about problem gambling, and where problem gamblers, friends and family can get help in each state and territory.

Department of Social Services

Unexpected prize and lottery scams

Unexpected prize and lottery scams work by asking you to give personal details or pay some sort of fee in order to claim your prize or winnings from a competition or lottery you never entered. SCAMwatch provides information about how to recognise, avoid and report scams.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission