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We partner with Quit Victoria and through this major investment, support tobacco control activity to reduce the prevalence of smoking.
Anti-smoking campaigns are one of the most helpful aids in assisting former smokers to stay quit, new Cancer Council Victoria data has revealed.
Tobacco Free Portfolios and VicHealth are launching a new tool to help Australians find a superannuation fund that’s committed to a tobacco-free future.
New figures show Victorian businesses bear 43% of the tangible social costs of smoking
Health promotion foundation VicHealth has welcomed Quit Victoria’s bold new manifesto for a tobacco-free Victoria, Target 2025.
Just 1 in 20 singles willing to date a smoker: Josh quits, finds love
VicHealth today welcomed plans that will see outdoor dining areas become smokefree.
By Jerril Rechter, VicHealth CEO
By Jerril Rechter, VicHealth CEO and Todd Harper, Cancer Council Victoria Chief Executive
Smoking was so common when Quit Victoria was established 30 years ago that people would light up on aeroplanes, inside restaurants, at their desks at work and even in hospitals.
Young men are the target of a new Quit campaign, which urges smokers to ditch cigarettes now rather put off quitting until they are older and starting to feel the damage to their health.
Opinion piece by Jerril Rechter, VicHealth CEO