Find out about smoking and tobacco – what they are, how they can affect you and how to reduce your risk when smoking.
Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, is sometimes seen as a way to quit smoking, but there's not enough evidence to show that they help – or are safe.
Discover how smoking and tobacco can affect your health and the health of those around you. Understand the impact on your finances.
Learn about Australia's smoking and tobacco laws, such as advertising bans and plain packaging laws, that help reduce smoking rates and tobacco-related harm.
Quitting smoking or vaping can be tough, but getting the right support will help make quitting easier.
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.
National Tobacco Strategy 2023–2030
A strategy to improve the health of all Australians by reducing the prevalence of tobacco use and its associated health, social, environmental and economic costs, and the inequalities it causes.
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Not smoking is the safest option when you're pregnant or breastfeeding.
What are the risks to your health and how to say 'no' to smokes. Learn what you can do as a parent or teacher.
Vapes are not safe for young people. Find out what you need to know and how to get help to quit.
What are the risks of smoking around your children and what you can do as a parent or carer.
Find out what resources are available to reduce smoking in these communities.
Did you know?
of adults were daily smokers in 2022
cigarettes are smoked by daily smokers per day (on average)
of young people aged 18 to 24 have never smoked
of adults have vaped at least once in their life
of young people aged 15 to 17 currently vape
of young people aged 18 to 24 had vaped at least once