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About the Quitline (13 7848)

Quitline (13 7848) is a confidential, evidence-based telephone counselling service.

Highly skilled, friendly Quitline counsellors deliver behavioural interventions to help people stop smoking and/or vaping. This includes helping people to:

  • Identify and manage triggers to smoke or vape

  • Manage nicotine withdrawal symptoms and cravings

  • Build motivation, skills and confidence to quit

Aboriginal Quitline is also available to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who smoke and/or vape.

People who have a hearing or speech impairment can call via the National Relay Service. The option of an interpreter is also available for people who speak a language other than English.

There are many ways to contact Quitline:

  • Call 13 7848 (cost of a local call, higher from mobile phones)

  • Complete a ‘request a call back’ form online (visit your local website below)

  • Health professionals can complete a referral form online (visit your local website below) 

Quitline is available in each state and territory. For more information about your local Quitline service, visit:

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