Gambling can be fun. But, if not managed well, it can cause huge problems in people’s lives.

My best mate became addicted to gambling. It was great that the support team at Incolink could help me help him. 1st Painter

Problem gambling can cause serious harm.
Side-effects of problem gambling include:

  • Depression and anxiety
  • Debt, financial difficulty, bankruptcy
  • Legal problems
  • Relationship problems
  • Work problems – poor performance, skipping work, job loss

How do you know if you have a problem with gambling?

  • If you need to borrow money to gamble
  • If you lie about how much you spend on gambling
  • If you are skipping work to gamble
  • If you think about gambling everyday

What help is available:

Gambler’s Help provides support for people affected by problem gambling. The services are free, professional and confidential.

Incolink’s Apprentice Support Workers are able to support you if you are having problems with gambling, call them on
(03) 9668 3061 or email

For more information call Gamblers Help on 1800 858 858 or visit