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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

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

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

Novel initiative tests quit smoking advice inserts inside cigarette packs

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

Benjamin Law to lead panel discussion on smoking, queer film, culture, health and human rights

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

Keep the Vibe Alive film comp winners revealed Sam and Millie tie for the trophy

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

Vote for your favourite short film and help tackle smoking in LGBTIQ communities

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

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