Nationwide Assistance - Key Contact Listings
For immediate assistance with gambling problems please call 1800 858 858 for free 24 hour, Australia-wide telephone counselling services.
Gambling Help Online offers free, live counselling and email support from qualified, experienced counsellors for gamblers and their families at http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au The service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Financial counselling is offered by some community organisations, community legal centres and government agencies. Financial counsellors can assist in solving money and debt problems. To access a free financial counselling hotline (available Mon-Fri 9:30am - 4:00pm) call 1800 007 007.
You can also access ASIC's MoneySmart webpage for more information about financial counselling or where to find financial counselling.
GamblingLess is a free online self-help program for gamblers. You can complete this program from anywhere and at anytime, as long as you have access to the Internet.
Gambler's Help Youthline can be contacted on 1800 262 376 for advice and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's anonymous, confidential and free.
To access immediate assistance in New Zealand call 0800 654 655 or go online to http://www.gamblinghelpline.co.nz
Australian Problem Gambling Assistance and Counselling Contacts Listing
The folllowing assistance service and counselling contacts have been compiled via region through state/territory gambling authorities and other information sources. This is not an exhaustive list of available services. The national gambling help contacts listed can also refer to further local services.