Gambling harm is an issue faced by many of the residents of Fairfield City. People in Fairfield City have more opportunities to gamble on poker machines in clubs and hotels than in any most other areas in NSW. Online betting using smartphones and betting apps is also increasing all over Australia.
It is not just the people who gamble that can suffer, it may be their family, friends or community. Losing money and gambling can have negative impacts on:
- Family life, relationships and communities
- Work and study
- Physical and mental health