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Department of Health and Ageing
Department of Health and Ageing Australia
The Break the chain campaign aims to contribute to halving the smoking rate for Indigenous Australians. This resource package has been produced by the Department of Health and is aimed at Indigenous smokers in order to increase awareness of the health impacts of smoking. The campaign will support quit attempts amongst smokers and promote strategies to avoid relapse among quitters. The package contains:
Abstact adapted from Department of Health & Ageing
Social Marketing Unit
Australian Government Department of Health & Ageing
GPO Box 9848
Canberra City ACT 2601
Ph: 13 78 48 (Quitline)
The Australian Government's Indigenous tobacco control initiative aimed to halve smoking rates among Indigenous communities in urban, regional and remote areas by 2018.
Tackling Indigenous smoking (TIS) is a national programme that aims to reduce smoking as the most preventable cause of ill health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.