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Information and resources in this section are provided to assist community workers to address smoking with clients and staff. If what you looking for is not here, please contact us

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

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 people to Close the Gap on Indigenous disadvantage. Find out more >

Mental Illness

Smoking rates among people experiencing mental illness are high, with around one in three who smoke. The Commonwealth Department of Health, in partnership with SANE Australia, has developed resources to help people experiencing mental ill health to quit smoking  Find out more >

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Backgrounds

The Commonwealth, through the National Tobacco Campaign (NTC), has developed material for people from CALD backgrounds. Find out more >

Prisons

Prisoners have  one the highest smoking rates, with around 74% of prison entrants current smokers. On 31 January 2015, all Tasmanian Prison Services facilities became smoke free. Find out more >

Smoking and Pregnancy

Smoking during pregnancy is associated with poorer birth outcomes. Find out more >

Smoke-Free Areas: The Law

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

Workplaces

The 'Going smoke-free: Your workplace kit' is full of practical information to help your workplace go smoke-free and to support your employees to reduce smoking. a Find out more >

Young People

The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services has developed a guide for people working with young people. The guide was developed with the support  of members of the Smoke-Free Young People Working Group established under the Tasmanian Tobacco Coalition.  Find out more >