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Smoking and tobacco contacts

A list of organisations, websites and services that offer support, counselling and information about smoking and tobacco.

  • Organisation

    The Alcohol and Drug Foundation provides facts, resources and programs to help prevent alcohol and other drug harm in Australian communities.

  • Organisation

    Visit this website for information and current research on reducing the harmful use of alcohol and other drugs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

    aodknowledgecentre [at] healthinfonet.org.au
  • Service

    The ASSIST (alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test) is an easy-to-use tool that detects substance use and related problems. It asks 8 questions and takes about 5 to 10 minutes to complete.

  • Service

    Contact Counselling online if you have concerns about your own or someone else's drinking or drug use. They provide an online chat service, email support, self help tools, an SMS service and online forum. You can contact them 24 hours a day from anywhere in Australia.

  • Department of Health

    Contact the Drug Strategy team for information about our National Drug Strategy and help with any of its related resources.

    nationaldrugstrategy [at] health.gov.au
  • Service

    eheadspace is a national online and phone support service for young people between 12 and 25. It covers a wide range of topics and issues affecting mental health. Contact them online or by phone from 9am to 1am AEST, every day.

  • Service

    Call this number to speak to a registered nurse about your health concerns. The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Service

    Contact iCanQuit for help in quitting smoking. Their website offers helpful resources and an online community that you can join for free.

  • Service

    If you're a uni student, you can visit the Just Ask Us website to find information about and help for a mental health, alcohol or drug problem.

  • Service

    Kids Helpline provides a free, private and confidential phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25. The service is available 24 hours a day from anywhere in Australia.

  • Organisation

    Contact Lifeline for support if you are experiencing a personal crisis or have suicidal thoughts. You can call them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere in Australia.

    Lifeline 24-hour crisis line
  • Service

    Call the National Alcohol and Other Drug Hotline for free and confidential advice about alcohol and other drugs.

  • Organisation

    NCETA aims to help organisations and workers to better respond to problems related to alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Find out about their research into intervention programs for workplaces and effective workforce development.

  • Organisation

    NDARC conducts research into alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment. Find up-to-date information about AOD treatment options and how effective they are at reducing AOD-related harm.

  • Department of Health

    Contact the National Tobacco Campaign for information about current smoking and tobacco campaigns and resources.

    quitnow [at] health.gov.au
  • Service

    This website helps school communities to access accurate, up-to-date drug education resources and prevention programs.

  • Service

    The Quit Coach asks you questions about your motivation, confidence and past attempts to quit smoking. The website uses your answers to create a personalised quit plan for you. This service is available at anytime from their website. You can also register for text messages to help keep you on track.

  • Service

    Contact Queensland's Quit HQ for help in quitting smoking. You can call the hotline anytime for free information or practical help. Visit their website for more information.

  • Service

    Contact Quit Tasmania for help in quitting smoking. You can call the hotline anytime to ask to speak to a counsellor or request a quit pack. Visit their website for more information on when counsellors are available.

  • Service

    Contact Quit Victoria for help in quitting smoking. You can call the hotline anytime to ask to speak to a counsellor or request a quit pack. You can also request a callback by texting or completing an online form. Visit their website for more information.

  • Service

    Contact Quitline for help to quit smoking. You can call the hotline on 13 QUIT between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday, to talk to a counsellor or request a callback. They also offer an online chat service and have resources for health professionals. Visit their website for more information.

  • Department of Health

    Tobacco suppliers can email a request for the images included in the graphic health warnings. These are required by plain packaging laws. Email at any time to ask for these images on a DVD.

    healthwarnings [at] health.gov.au
  • Department of Health

    Contact our Preventive Health section for enquiries about the Tackling Indigenous Smoking program.

    indigenoustobacco [at] health.gov.au
  • Department of Health

    Contact the Tobacco Advertising team for more information about advertising that encourages smoking or tobacco products. If you think someone has breached the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 you can also report that to the team.

    tobaccoadvertising [at] health.gov.au
  • Department of Health

    Contact the tobacco control legislation review team for further information about the review process for tobacco control legislation.

    tobaccoreview [at] health.gov.au
Last updated: 
29 March 2019

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