Quit stories

Real stories from ex-smokers to encourage you in your quitting journey.

Video listing


Kirra is very happy she quit

Kirra’s smoking made her asthma worse. She quit smoking so she can be a healthy mum for her kids.

Amanda gave up smoking for her daughter

Amanda was a very heavy smoker. She used patches to help her give up smoking.

Jethro and the Aboriginal Quitline

Jethro works for Quit Victoria and is keen to have a yarn with anybody who is thinking about quitting smoking.

Impacts of smoking

When you smoke, do you really know what it’s doing to you? Do you know how much damage smoking is doing to your whole body? Watch this motion graphic on the impacts of smoking for more information.

Michaela – Adelaide

Michaela got really unfit from smoking. Her advice to people that want to start smoking is that it's not cool to smoke.

Donna quit for her son’s health

Donna smoked two packs a day for 26 years. She’s given up smoking and wishes she never started.

Raymond saved money by quitting

Raymond saved over $100 a week by quitting the smokes. His lungs feel much better and doesn’t cough all the time now.

Dan gave up to improve his health and fitness

Dan started smoking when he was 14. He had a health scare which made him realise he needed to give up smoking.

Luana and Brian stopped smoking together

Luana and Brian gave up smoking for their family. Watch Luana and Brian talk about their experience giving up smoking.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy

Quitting smoking is different for everyone and some people need medicines to help them along the way. Watch this video on Nicotine Replacement Therapy for more information.
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