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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Butt out boondah (smoke)

 

Overview

Butt out boondah (smoke) is a smoking cessation and healthy lifestyle program designed for Aboriginal communities in southern New South Wales (NSW).

The program aims to promote the key messages of:

Butt out boondah provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the local area and has a promotional film and four short videos.

The four short videos titles are:

These videos feature local Indigenous people who share their stories about helping family and community to quit smoking or not to take up the habit.

A GP factsheet was developed to inform local GP's about the program and how their patients could benefit from registering with the programs available as part of the campaign.

The campaign was developed by the Southern NSW Medicare Local's Aboriginal health team and the community.

Abstract adapted from Southern NSW Medicare Local

Contacts

Southern NSW Medicare Local
Head Office
Level 1, Air Raid Centre
Cnr Vulcan Street and Mirrabooka Avenue
Moruya NSW 2537
Ph: (02) 4475 0800
Fax: (02) 4474 5111
Email: info@answml.com.au

For information on Butt out boondah contact:

The Aboriginal health team

Goulburn NSW 2580
Ph: (02) 4827 0509

Bega Valley
Ph: (02) 6492 3768

Eurobodalla
Ph: (02) 4474 2783

Queanbeyan
Ph:(02) 6232 9232

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Last updated: 11 March 2014
 
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