What could you gain from quitting?
9 things you'll gain from quitting
Maybe it's saving money, or being able to get back into sports. But there's many more reasons to quit. Read some of the top benefits you'll get when you kick the habit.Read more
Nicotine addiction explained
There's a lot more to smoking than the action. In fact, nicotine is an addictive substance that causes the urge to smoke. But what's going behind the scenes?Read more
What is the Quitline?
So what exactly does the Quitline do? How can we help you stay quit?Read more
Why we smoke
Have you ever wondered about the science of smoking? What makes us want to pick up the cigarette in the first place?Read more
How much does smoking set you back?
It's no secret that smoking is expensive, but besides money what else are you giving up?Read more
How you can improve your family's health
What kind of impact is smoking having on your family?Read more
Is smoking controlling you?
Do you feel like you're trapped in a cycle of smoking? Work out how to run your own life and beat those triggers.Read more
Mythbusting: “I’ll gain weight, which is just as unhealthy as smoking”
So you heard on the grapevine that you’ll pile on the kilos after quitting. You’ve seen your best friend, boyfriend, aunt, or step-sister put on a tonne of weight since kicking the habit.Read more
Seven things that happen when you quit smoking
We know quitting smoking can be tough – which is why you should be proud of yourself for giving it a go!Read more
I'm nervous about quitting
Beat the nerves, we can show you all the reasons that you can break the habit.Read more
But I'm just a social smoker
Have you heard yourself saying "But I only smoke with mates...or when I have a drink"? Then this article is for you.Read more
When you're pregnant, you may feel like there's a lot of pressure around you to quit. It's scary, but the benefits can really outweigh the fears.Read more
How to reverse the health effects of smoking
Your body starts repairing yourself from the moment you quit, find out how.Read more
What will my friends think if I quit?
We all worry about what our friends think, maybe smoking is a social activity with your friends. But it doesn't have to be the only activity. Find out some advice on how to stay away from the smokes.Read more
Understanding emotional triggers
Do you smoke when you’re stressed, excited or bored? What's going on behind the veil?Read more
Smoking and fertility
Starting a family can be stressful, and smoking can often contribute to that stress. By quitting, you can remove some of that stress and focus on building a family.Read more
How to build motivation
If you’re thinking about quitting, one of the best ways to move your motivation along is to compare the good and bad things about smoking.Read more
Mythbusting: Quitting smoking is expensive if you’re using nicotine replacement products
We know that smoking is expensive, but what about quitting?Read more
How smoking makes stress worse
When you're stressed, picking up a cigarette may seem like a good stress relief strategy. But in reality, cigarettes can exacerbate your stress.Read more
Gearing up and getting quit!
There's never a perfect time to quit, but motivating yourself and getting ready to quit can make it feel like the right time.Read more
I’m worried about gaining weight
Weight gain can happen, but it can also be prevented and managed.Read more
7 things you didn’t know about quitting
Quitting smoking isn’t a walk in the park for everyone. It helps to be prepared for what’s to come.Read more
Nicotine replacement therapy: nicotine inhalator
There's a lot of NRT products to choose from. Understanding how each of them work can help you work with your GP to make an informed and tailored choice.Read more
Talking to your doctor about quitting
Did you know that GPs are a great first point of contact to work out your quit plan?Read more
What if my friends or family don’t want me to quit
If you're worried about your friends and family not wanting you to quit, you're not alone. A lot of smokers may want to quit but find themselves worked up when they see you not smoking. But there are ways to deal with this and encourage people to be supportive of your decision.Read more
Free Quit Support
Calling the Quitline increases your chance of quitting successfully.
Quit Specialists are trained to listen carefully to you to help meet your needs.