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The information and resources presented within this section is provided to assist those working within the community to address smoking with clients and staff. If what you’re looking for is not here, please contact us. (link to the contact us page)

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

In December 2007, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a partnership between all levels of Government to work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities to Close the Gap on Indigenous disadvantage. Find out more >

Mental Illness

The Australian Government’s National Tobacco Campaign is encouraging people with a mental illness to quit smoking and providing them with the necessary advice and tools to do so. Raising awareness of the issue of smoking and mental illness amongst health professionals and other professionals working with this group of people is also a priority. Find out more >


Information for audiences from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. The Commonwealth, through the National Tobacco Campaign (NTC) has developed material for audiences from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds. Find out more >


Prisoners have long had one the highest smoking rates, with around 74% of prison entrants reporting to be current smokers. Today however, most correctional facilities are smoke-free in Australia. As of 31 January 2015, all Tasmanian Prison Services facilities became smoke free. Find out more >

Smoking and Pregnancy

The Smoke-Free Pregnancy Project was a national initiative funded by The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing and in Tasmania is coordinated by Quit Tasmania. The project commenced in Tasmania in November 2007 and received funding until April 2009. Find out more >

Smoke-Free Areas: The Law

Take a smoke-free tour of Tasmania. Find out more >


A new, practical and free resource is available to assist Tasmanian employers to remove exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke from the workplace, making them a safer and healthier environment for everyone. The Going smoke-free: Your workplace kit is also helping employers support their workers to adjust to the change. Find out more >


The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services has developed a guide for youth workers and youth service managers. This guide was developed with the support from members of the Smoke-Free Young People Working Group established under the Tasmanian Tobacco Coalition. This guide will help youth workers extend their skills, knowledge and practice in dealing with the tobacco issue of the young people they support. Find out more >