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Funding boost for Tackling Indigenous Smoking teams will save lives

The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and Quit Victoria have joined together to commend the Federal Government and The Hon. Ken Wyatt AM, MP, Minister for Indigenous Health, on the early announcement of extending the successful Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) program for another four years.

Media release

Posted 20 Feb, 2018

Like and share your favourite video in Latrobe Valley’s Pitch To Quit competition

Like and share your favourite quit-smoking video to help choose a winner as the final five entries in the Pitch To Quit competition go on public display before the winner is announced on March 1, 2018.

Posted 13 Feb, 2018

Tapping the power of pharmacists to decrease smoking

Quit Victoria and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) Victorian Branch are today joining forces to tap into the power of pharmacists to increase the number of people quitting successfully.

Media release

Posted 6 Feb, 2018

Greater urgency needed to reduce smoking, lung cancer rates: experts

Quit Victoria says a reversal in the declining funding for powerful mass media campaigns and broader smokefree policies are essential for reducing smoking rates and preventing more Victorians from dying from lung cancer.

Media release News

Posted 19 Jan, 2018

8 in 10 Victorian smokers want to quit: survey

Make a plan to quit in New Year for best chance of success

Media release

Posted 8 Jan, 2018

1 in 3 Victorians breathe in toxic secondhand smoke at work

More than one in three Victorian workers are being regularly exposed to deadly secondhand tobacco smoke while doing their job, new survey data from Quit Victoria reveals.

Media release

Posted 6 Dec, 2017

Even smokers agree: life’s better if you quit

Three-quarters of Victorian smokers agree that life would be better if they quit smoking, but more than half of those trying to quit did not use any form of proven quitting help, new research shows.

Posted 18 Jan, 2017

Rural and regional Victorians urged to go smokefree for 2017

Quit Victoria is encouraging rural and regional Victorians to butt out for a fresh start to 2017, as survey results show Victorians living outside Melbourne are more likely to smoke than those living in the metropolitan area.

Posted 4 Jan, 2017

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