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

Final report on Tackling Indigenous Smoking program shows local campaigns are proving successful

A new report shows the power of local campaigns in reducing tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


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.