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Quit Victoria, Thorne Harbour Health and Melbourne Queer Film Festival win a 2019 VicHealth Award

Quit Victoria, Thorne Harbour Health and Melbourne Queer Film Festival were last night presented with a 2019 VicHealth Award for their work in supporting the LGBTIQ+ community to become smokefree.

Posted 7 Nov, 2019

Students learn the shocking effects of 16 smoking related cancers

An emotive, hard-hitting advertisement depicting 16 common and lesser-known cancers that can be caused by smoking, and the consequences these cancers can have on daily living, has been voted as the most effective advertisement in deterring young people from smoking, in the 19th annual Quit Critics’ Choice.

Posted 7 Nov, 2019

Gippsland Primary Health Network and Quit Victoria finalists in the 2019 VicHealth Awards

Gippsland Primary Health Network and Quit Victoria were last night recognised as a finalist in the VicHealth Awards for their joint initiative Smokefree Gippsland, which aims to ensure people who smoke in the Latrobe Valley and beyond are, at every opportunity, provided with consistent and best practice care to quit smoking.

Posted 7 Nov, 2019

Australia’s chemicals regulator study highlights concerns about e-cigarettes

A new report released by Australia’s independent chemical regulator has further sounded the alarm on e-cigarette safety.

Media release News

Posted 30 Sep, 2019

Quit Victoria launches new TV-led advertising campaign

Quit Victoria has today launched a new public education campaign highlighting how Quitline can help people who are considering quitting or actively trying to quit.

Posted 30 Sep, 2019

Health organisations commend action on tobacco advertising by Andrews Government

Cancer Council Victoria, the Heart Foundation, Quit Victoria and VicHealth welcome the Victorian Government’s action today to close a loophole in legislation that allowed a multinational tobacco company to promote themselves and market new tobacco products at the Grand Prix.

Media release

Posted 12 Sep, 2019

Smoking prevalence reaches landmark 10% figure in Victoria Daily smoking figure falls across the board

Data from Cancer Council Victoria’s Victorian Smoking & Health Survey 2018 show that just one in ten Victorian adults now report being daily smokers, with significant decreases in smoking seen across regional Victoria and in communities with socioeconomic disadvantage.

Posted 28 May, 2019

Quit Victoria continues partnership with The Long Walk to drive better health outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians

Quit Victoria and its Aboriginal Quitline service are once again partnering with The Long Walk to sponsor the ‘We Walk Together’ event at Federation Square on Saturday May 25, 2019.

Media release News Quitline

Posted 16 May, 2019

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