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Responsible Gambling Education: A Guide to Australian Resources for Teachers and Parents (
Presented by the Australasian Gaming Council, this online publication outlines various gambling education, financial literacy and cyber safety websites provided by the various states and the federal government.
See also the Australian Gaming Council's Gambling Education page which has links to Australian and international resources.

Know Your Odds: For Schools (
Gambling information and resources for teachers and school staff.

KidBet Teaching Resources (
Advice for teachers and fact sheets on gambling and young peple

Problem Gambling [pdf] (Lifeline)
Lifeline Canberra GamblingCare Fact Sheet. This pdf file was previously available at

Gambling education material in Australian schools
The out-of-date web page with this title is no longer available (apart from an archived version). However, the useful roundup of resources it contained, and more, is contained in the document Responsible Gambling Education, listed above.


Gambling education and activities

important note
for teachers

  Responsible Gambling [pdf] (
Curriculum support material, including activities, for NSW teachers deliverring the Stage 6 Crossroads course.

Responsible gambling [pdf] (Consumer Affairs Victoria)
A collection of suggested activities for students on responsible gambling. In particular, see pages 66-67 for aims and resources. This document consists of the Responsible Gambling section (pages 66-81) of the full document, Consumer Stuff! A resource for the teaching and learning of English.

Responsible gambling: Building resilience for young learners [pdf] (Consumer Affairs Victoria)
A gambling education teaching and learning resource. This 152-page document contains a very large number of worksheets for students. Some of the worksheets require reference to a DVD associated with the document.

What's the Real Deal? (
Teaching kit for Years 7-8 in Tasmania. Includes units and worksheets.

See also our Activities page, especially Gambling activities with a Melbourne Cup focus




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