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National ‘Give Up For Good’ campaign launched to tackle smoking and vaping

The Australian Government has launched a new national public health campaign to encourage people to give up smoking and vaping for good.

New national campaign launched to help young people quit vaping

The Australian Government has launched a new public health campaign to encourage young people to stop vaping – and not take it up in the first place.

Progress towards the National Lung Cancer Screening Program

Australia’s first new cancer screening program in 20 years, the National Lung Cancer Screening Program (NLCSP) is on track to start in July 2025.

AHPPC statement on e-cigarettes – 10 May 2024

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on the public health risks of e-cigarettes.

Helping young Australians learn about the harms of vaping

We’re raising awareness about the harms of vaping and helping young people go vape-free.

World No Tobacco Day 2022 Tobacco – Threat to our environment

Protect the environment, World No Tobacco Day 2022 will give you one more reason to quit.

Top 3 questions – Healthy lifestyle choices

Professor Michael Kidd, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, discusses making healthy choices, and the small steps we can take every day to enjoy a healthy life.

World No Tobacco Day 2021 – Commit to Quit

Monday 31 May is the World Health Organization’s 34th World No Tobacco Day. This day raises awareness about the dangers of tobacco use and exposure. It highlights national and global efforts to fight the tobacco epidemic and protect future generations from its harmful effects.

Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) statement on tobacco use, e-cigarette use and COVID-19

A statement from the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) about tobacco use, e-cigarette use and COVID-19.
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