40,000 Canberrans hurt by gambling, with young men most at risk | ABC News

Problem gambling is often a hidden addiction, but its harmful impact in the nation’s capital, Canberra, is widespread.

The latest Australian Capital Territory (ACT) gambling survey has revealed more than 40,000 Canberran’s have experienced harm from their own, or someone else’s gambling in the past year.

And it’s young men who are most at risk.

Narda Gilmore reports.

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