Smoking and tobacco throughout life
There are no safe smoking and tobacco options, but some groups of people are more at risk. Find out the risks for pregnant women, children exposed to second-hand smoke, young people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
- Smoking and tobacco and pregnancy
Not smoking is the safest option when you're pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to become pregnant.
- Smoking and tobacco and children
Children exposed to second-hand smoke are at greater risk of serious health and development issues. Find out what you can do as a parent or carer.
- Smoking and tobacco and young people
Young people quickly become addicted to nicotine. Find out about the risks to your health and how to say 'no' to smokes. Learn what you can do as a parent or teacher.
- Smoking and tobacco and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
What you and your community can do to help reduce the effects of smoking and tobacco, and where you can find culturally-sensitive support.