www.mbphoto.co.nzNetball Australia strongly advocates responsible gambling and encourages the community to be aware of the risks and adopt a safe and balanced approach to gambling.

If gambling is a serious problem for you or someone you know, the following organisations can give you advice and support:

Gambler’s Help on 1800 858 858 or Gambling Help Online at www.gamblinghelponline.org.au. FREE and confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Anyone with concerns about their gambling or that of a friend or family member can access these free services.

Non-English Speakers: There are a number of gambling support services that can provide specialised counselling to people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities or who would like to access help using a language other than English. http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/accessing-support/non-english-speakers/ or the Telephone Interpreter Service (TIS) on 131 450.

Netball Australia encourages the community to prevent minors from accessing gambling websites. Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government’s cyber security website that provides information to minimise exposure to online risks. http://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/home_users/protect_your_children