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November Update

Gambling Harm Awareness Week 2021


18-24 October was Gambling Harm Awareness week in Victoria and this year the #RethinkAddiction campaign joined forces with The Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to highlight the stories of people with a lived experience of gambling addiction.


On 22 October, #RethinkAddiction joined a virtual event hosted by The Salvation Army to discuss the role of stigma in preventing people seeking information and help. The event was a big success, and we would like to thank The Salvation Army for inviting us to attend.


SBS' Addicted Australia nominated!


We are excited to let you know that the groundbreaking documentary series that inspired the #RethinkAddiction campaign, Addicted Australia, has been shortlisted for both a Walkley Award for best Documentary, and for the Association for International Broadcasting Awards.


You can view more about the Walkley Awards here..


You can view more about the International Broadcasting Awards here..


New Partners


This week the #RethinkAddiction campaign welcomes new partners including The Salvation Army and The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. We are excited as we continue to welcome new partners to our campaign, allowing us to grow our campaign to change the conversation about addiction in Australia.

Real Stories of Addiction


Do you have a story of addiction that you would like to share? Join our campaign to encourage Australia to #RethinkAddiction by sharing your story below. Your story can be about you or someone close to you. The stories will be used as part of our campaign to humanise and end the stigma around addiction.