Learn about smoking and tobacco
Find out about smoking and tobacco – what they are, how they can affect you and how to reduce your risk when smoking.
What are the effects?
Discover how smoking and tobacco can affect your health and the health of those around you. Understand the impact on your finances.
Learn about the laws that control the sale and advertising of tobacco products. Find out about plain packaging and the health warnings that must be used.
How to quit smoking
Quitting can be tough, but getting the right support will help make quitting easier.
New National Tobacco Strategy 2023–2030
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.
Did you know?
13.8% of adults
were daily smokers in 2017–18
are smoked by daily smokers per day (on average)
75.3% of young people
aged 18 to 24 have never smoked
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics – National Health Survey: First Results, 2017–18
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Not smoking is the safest option when you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
What are the risks of smoking around your children and what you can do as a parent or carer.
What are the risks to your health and how to say 'no' to smokes. Learn what you can do as a parent or teacher.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Find out what resources are available to reduce smoking in these communities.