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Tobacco Control Resources

​​​​​Here you will find a range of other resources and links to promote quit smoking or to help quit:​

Need help to quit smoking?




Call the Quitline on 13 78 48.

For the cost of a local call from a landline (higher costs for mobile phones) Quitline advisors can provide you with advice about quitting smoking, strategies on preparing to quit, avoiding slip ups and staying smokefree.

There are a number of Multilingual Quitlines also available. Visit the NSW Cancer Institute for more information:​

iCanQuit Website

Visit the NSW Cancer Institute's website:​

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This website provides all the tips and tools a smoker needs to quit, such as a savings calculator, goal-tracker and a blog populated by other smokers’ quit attempts at their fingertips.​​​

Smoke Free Outdoor Public Places​​

Under the Smoke-free Environment Acr 2000, smoking is banned in the following outdoor public places:

  • Within 10 metres of children’s play equipment in outdoor public spaces.
  • Public swimming pools.
  • Spectator areas at sports grounds or other recreational areas during organised sporting events.
  • Public transport stops and platforms, including railway platforms, bus stops, ferry wharves and taxi ranks.
  • Within 4 metres of a pedestrian access point to a public building.
  • ​​Commercial outdoor dining areas

For more information and factsheets visit: free legislation)
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Northern Sydney Health Promotion Resources

From time to time Health Promotion develops resources to promote quit smoking for projects and activities e.g. World No Tobacco Day.

You Just Don't Smoke Around Your Mates

Our Youth Health Promotion team have expanded our You Just Do​​n't Smoke Around Hospitals concept to promote smoke free youth events.

Other Resources

The following are some of those items that have been developed for use by schools, community services etc. based on entries in a local cartoon/quit smoking competition:

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Smoking and Tobacco

The Australian Government's Department of Health and Aged Care website has a range of resources for smokers who wish to quit. There is also a wide range of information and resources (eg posters) on quit smoking campaigns.

Visit: Smoking and Tobacco