Consultation draft National Tobacco Strategy

New National Tobacco Strategy 2022–2030

The National Tobacco Strategy outlines our national policy framework for government and non-government organisations to work together to improve the health of all Australians by reducing smoking rates.

The National Tobacco Strategy 2022–2030 is currently being developed.

Did you know?

13.8% of adults

were daily smokers in 2017–18

10% decrease since 1995

12.3 cigarettes

are smoked by daily smokers per day (on average)

75.3% of young people

aged 18 to 24 have never smoked

5.8% increase from 2014–15

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics – National Health Survey: First Results, 2017–18


Contact Quitline for help to quit smoking. You can call the hotline on 13 QUIT (13 7848), to talk to a counsellor or request a callback. The Quitline offers an online chat service and has resources for health professionals. Visit their website for more information.