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CEITC PROGRAM HAS BEEN CLOSED

On Monday 30 June CEITC received notification from the Commonwealth Department of Health that we would not be refunded beyond 30 June 2014, so after 11 years CEITC has now ceased operations.

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New fact sheet on
e-Cigarettes

This information sheet has been prepared by the Australian Association of Smoking Cessation Professionals

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CEITC ONLINE TRAINING
***COMING SOON***

 

 

 

 

 

 

CEITC is preparing an online version of our Tobacco Action Training. Interactive and easy to use, it will provide an introduction to people wanting to get up to speed on all the issues relating to tobacco in Aboriginal communities. 

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Is Deadly Dan the Smoke-free Man coming to a town near you?

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Websites and Resources

No Smokes have released health worker guides to use with clients and give them the edge to tackle smoking.

No Smokes is a tobacco resistance website aimed at young people which features lots of information, videos and fun activities 

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See health worker guides

Kick The Butt 

Shaun Burgoyne from the Hawthorn Fottball Club is encouraging people to kick the butt in this new ad campaign. The website features videos, games and information on where to go for support with your quitting.

Rewrite Your Story is a campaign that does just that– through the smoking stories of 16 local Ambassadors. The stories aim to inspire others to re-write their own story and help make our mob’s future smoke free.

The campaign has been developed by the Puiyurti (Don’t Smoke) team at Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc, in partnership with Give Up Smokes For Good, Aboriginal Health Council of SA, Port Lincoln Aboriginal Health Service, and Cancer Council SA.

New South Australian GIVE UP SMOKES FOR GOOD campaign website launched which uses 12 local role models to spread the smokefree message

 

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Maternal smoking and smoking in the household during pregnancy and postpartum: findings from an Indigenous cohort in the Northern Territory
by Vanessa Johnston, David P Thomas, Joseph McDonnell and Ross M Andrews 

 

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X-factor finalist Ellie Lovegrove records a song she wrote for Stickin' it up the Smokes

Just released: our Stickin' It Up The Smokes track, written by x-factor finalist Ellie Lovegrove and performed by Ellie and Daniel Sumner. Click on the image to hear the track.

AFL Legend Michael O'Loughlin chats about his campaign to help his brother and others quit smoking on No Tobacco Day.

Watch the full interview

IHHP - Timber Creek - All my people

Katherine West Health Board together with Indigenous Hip Hop Projects worked with the people of Timbet Creek and Myatt communities to develop this smoking education and prevention video clip.

'Blow Away the Smokes' 

In this colourful and informative documentary, presenter Alec Doomadgee meets with smokers, ex-smokers and health professionals to talk about how to quit smoking cigarettes. Along the way, Alec finds out some of the support, methods and medications available to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people “blow away the smokes”.

Smoking No Good Aye video from Gippsland in Victoria

Breathe Strong: Tackling Smoking in Indigenous Communities

Join Mary G, Queen of the Kimberley, as she tackles the issues and shows us what different communities are doing to quit smoking and “break the chain”.

Produced by Rural Health Education Foundation

PUBLICATIONS

View full list of CEITC Publications

CEITC bibliography of Indigenous Tobacco Control Publications

Check out our new searchable database here

'JUST THE FACTS' HAS BEEN UPDATED

Download our latest version of Just the Facts here

NEW FACT SHEET:

What do we know about youth smoking and prevention?

Short and succinct, this fact sheet provides valuable information and can be viewed online and printed here.

Check out our smoking information booklets

Order free copies of these brochures

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CEITC fact sheet series

Fact sheets on a range of issues about tobacco use among Indigenous Australians

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Galnya Angin Newsletter

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Talkin' Up Good Air

Download or Order our resource kit for Aboriginal Health Workers

DID YOU KNOW?

TOBACCO REFORMS -
NEW SMOKE-FREE CHILDREN'S RECREATION AREAS FOR VICTORIA

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TRAINING AVAILABLE


Does your health service want to hold a CEITC 2-day tobacco training workshop?

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New research has revealed poorer West Australian suburbs have four times the number of tobacco outlets than those found in their affluent neighbours, prompting calls for tighter licensing regulation.

NEW TOBACCO RESISTANCE TOOL KIT AND TRAINING FOR PEOPLE IN NSW

The Aboriginal Tobacco Resistance Tool Kit was developed by the AHMRC ATRAC team to meet the growing need for practical support around tobacco resistance and control by Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) in NSW.

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Read about the Australian Government's "National Action to reduce the Indigenous Smoking rate".

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New Zealand plans to go smoke-free by 2025

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As of December 1, 2008, free or subsidised (subject to conditions) Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders through the Pharmaceutical Benefit Scheme (PBS) under the Closing the Gap Indigenous Chronic Disease Package.

Individuals are able to obtain 2 courses of NRT (Nicorette,15 mg per 16 hours) of up to 12 weeks duration per year on a prescription provided by their doctor.

PBS co-patient measure information

Read more about the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package