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Aboriginal communities

Smoking in the Aboriginal community

Smoking prevalence within Aboriginal communities is still much higher than in non-Indigenous communities. Stark figures, such as a life expectancy 10 years younger than non-Indigenous people, reaffirm the need for continued commitment to Aboriginal programs to tackle smoking.
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Aboriginal Quitline

Aboriginal Quitline counsellors offer non-judgemental and empowering support to Aboriginal people who want to quit smoking. We're here to support our mob to live smokefree.
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Aboriginal Quitline - FAQs

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Aboriginal Quitline Podcasts

Aboriginal Quitline is proud to present our podcast series, 'Quit Stories'. These podcasts are stories from Community Members who have gone through the process of quitting and come out the other side to tell their story - to inspire and empower our Mob to do the same.
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How to support your mob to become smoke free

Quitting smoking can be a team effort. If someone in your community is trying to quit smoking, there are steps you can use to guide them through the journey.
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Aunty Hazel's story

My name is Aunty Hazel and I’m from Dimboola Victoria. My mob is Wotjobaluk and I am an elder. I had never intended to give up smoking but on the 11th February 2021, that all changed.
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Naomi's story

When life was stressful, Naomi looked to cigarettes for support. Through ups and downs, smoking was a solid constant. Quitting helped to remind Naomi of her own strength. Find out how that confidence led to a healthier life for her and her daughter.
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Tackling Indigenous Smoking

Tackling Indigenous Smoking rates is part of Quit's long-term commitment to Aboriginal programs.
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