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
A new study has found that Australian smokers would welcome a novel intervention that would put inserts containing tips and advice on how to quit smoking into their cigarette packets.Media release News
Posted 15 May, 2019
LGBTIQ+ health, arts and human rights will be the focus of an engaging panel discussion hosted by Australian author, journalist and screenwriter Benjamin Law as part of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) this month.
Posted 12 Mar, 2019
The results of the 2019 Melbourne Queer Film Festival (MQFF) Keep the Vibe Alive film competition are in – it’s a draw between Fuming created by Sam McGowan and The Third Wheel by Millie Hayes.
Posted 12 Feb, 2019
People across Australia are being urged to cast their vote in the Melbourne Queer Film Festival ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ short film competition.Media release
Posted 18 Jan, 2019
With temperatures set to soar in Melbourne and across the state on Friday, Quit Victoria and the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) are urging Victorian smokers to be cautious when disposing of cigarette butts to help reduce the risk of fires. The warning comes after a cigarette sparked a fire that caused substantial damage to a property in Albion just after Christmas.Media release
Posted 11 Jan, 2019
Students across Australia have chosen their favourite anti-smoking advertisement, with Quit Victoria’s ‘You Quit, You Win’ hitting the mark.Media release
Posted 17 Dec, 2018
Five finalists for the Melbourne Queer Film Festival’s ‘Keep The Vibe Alive’ competition have been chosen to produce their short film concept showing how smoking can “kill the vibe” in important moments.Media release News
Posted 10 Dec, 2018
Quit Victoria and its partners in the “Tackling Tobacco Program” have been highly commended for their efforts in working to reduce smoking rates among people living with mental health conditions at last night’s VicHealth Awards.Media release
Posted 5 Dec, 2018