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Confidence to Quit

Wherever you are on your quitting journey, we're here to help.

You don't have to rely on willpower alone to stop smoking. Research shows most people who stop smoking do it with support: a combination of counselling from a service like Quitline (13 7848) and stop smoking medication, like nicotine patches and gum. By having your own suite of support tools and strategies at the ready, you can begin your journey towards stopping smoking feeling confident.

Everyone who stops smoking has had to overcome their own barriers. The important thing to know is that stopping smoking is achievable. There are strategies that can work for you. You can stop smoking. And you don’t have to do it alone.

Watch Karen and Johnna talk about how they stopped smoking:

Click here to watch Karen's full story.

Click here to watch Johnna's full story.

There are many ways you can find the right supports and strategies for you. Explore the options below or give Quitline a call on 13 7848 Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm. You can also fill out the callback form and a Quitline counsellor will call you back at a time that suits you.

If chatting on the phone isn't your thing, explore our other support options. These include QuitTxt and QuitMail. You can also join our Facebook community to hear from others, ask questions and share experiences.

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Quit Stories

How Charlie conquered smoking

Watch Charlie chat about how being able to identify his triggers helped him stop smoking.

Charlie's story

Tips and Tactics

See a range of tips and tactics

Where do you begin? What are some quitting methods? What are some useful tips to know? Explore a range of tips and tactics to find the ones that could work for you and your lifestyle.

Explore tips and tactics

Build a plan

Build your own quit plan

What could be your approach to stopping smoking? Use the Build Your Plan tool to work out, step-by-step, a stop-smoking plan specific to you and your lifestyle. Select the methods and tactics that will work best for you.

Build your plan

How can Quitline help

Free counselling with Quitline

Quitline counsellors are trained to help you find your reasons to quit and the methods most likely to work for you. They can offer personalised advice or simply answer general questions about quitting.

See how Quitline can help

Smoking and your voice box

Smoking and your voice box

Smoking can lead to removal of your voice box due to cancer. This can drastically impact your life. The best way to reduce your risk is to stop smoking. We're here to help.

Learn more

Speak to your GP

Speak with your GP

Chat with your doctor about your goal to stop smoking. Your doctor can give you a script for cheaper stop-smoking medication and help you manage your other medications which may be affected when you stop smoking.

What to ask your GP

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Preparing to quit
Quitting attempts
Quitting methods
Reasons to quit
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