The NSW Government has begun the recruitment process for the appointment of a new Chair and additional Trustees for the NSW Responsible Gambling Fund. The Fund plays a key role in advising the NSW Government on the allocation of funds for initiatives and programs that promote responsible gambling and help reduce harms associated with problem gambling.
The RGF supports programs and initiatives, as part of a coherent strategic approach that supports responsible gambling and prevents and minimises the risk of problem gambling related harm in the community, including through:
Applications are being sought from highly skilled and qualified candidates with experience in areas including responsible gambling practices, gambling and problem gambling research, the gambling industry, public health and social services, financial management and corporate governance.
The Fund is established by the Casino Control Act 1992 (NSW) and draws its income from a levy applied to the casino operator in NSW. Trustees are supported in their functions by Liquor & Gaming NSW within the Department of Industry.
Applications closed COB Friday 1 September 2017.