For young people

Get more help to quit smoking, as well as information about drugs and alcohol, health and wellbeing. Lots of cool sites about the challenges young people face.

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National telephone information, advice and counselling service for people who want to quit smoking. Quitline has Aboriginal counsellors and you can call 7 days a week, 24 hours a day for the cost of a local call from anywhere in Australia (charges may apply for mobile phones). Order a free Quit Pack that will be posted to you.

Hard facts about the tobacco industry, the truth about smoking myths, comebacks if you get pressured to smoke and lots more.

The Future Is In Your Hands
Competitions, games and other good stuff to help you stop smoking.

The Lowdown
Great NZ based site to support young people with information and advice about all the challenges facing young people – from bullying to bereavement, self-esteem battles and questions of sexuality, to eating disorders, depression and drugs. is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service. It supports young people to get through tough times.

Teen Health

Loads of information for young people on health, wellbeing and having fun.

Young Adult Health
Information on health issues relating to young people, lifestyle choices and healthy relationships.

Tune In, Not Out
Help with all the challenges facing young people. Lots of cool stuff like 24hour TV.

The Truth
Fantastic American site that’s all about how the tobacco industry manipulates people to get them to start smoking and keep smoking.

Australian Medical Association (AMA)
Contains a series of youth health brochures designed to inform young people about issues that affect their health and wellbeing. Download them from its website.

Quit Now
National tobacco campaign that aims to promote quit attempts among smokers and provide support to avoid relapse among quitters.

The Cancer Council
Information on cancer research, patient support and cancer prevention.

Art Toppling Tobacco
A national, annual art competition with $40,000 in total prizes that invites people to submit art of any form that has a theme of anti-smoking.

Quit campaigning in your community

Get your school, workplace or community involved in quit campaigning.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
NACCHO is the national peak body representing over 150 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) across the country on Aboriginal health and wellbeing issues.

National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC)
The leading voice in Indigenous alcohol and drug policy, NIDAC provides advice to government, based knowledge and expertise of those working in the field, health professionals and other relevant experts.

Talkin’ Up Good Air 
Tobacco control resource kit for Indigenous Australian communities – encourages community action.

The Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Tobacco Control

Information about tobacco control in Indigenous communities – stories about community projects, networking, training and resource development.

Smarter Than Smoking
For people working in schools, communities and other youth settings who would like information and resources to help prevent young people in Western Australia from starting to smoke.

Give Up Smokes For Good
A campaign supporting Aboriginal people in South Australia to quit smoking and to help our mob become healthier through simple actions like having smoke-free homes and cars.

Live Healthy, Live Strong
The Central Australian Aboriginal Congress hosts this site which has all sorts of information and resources to help you be healthy, and runs community events and activities in Alice Springs and surrounding communties, like school visits, yoga and a Mum’s group.

Rewrite Your Story
A campaign that features the smoking stories of 16 local Ambassadors in the aim of inspiring Adelaide’s Aboriginal communities to rewrite their own stories and support one another to break the smoking cycle for future generations.

Education sites

Resources to use in the classroom, as well as inspiring education sites and campaigns.

Education Dreams
National campaign by Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council  addressing the importance of education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. It features two beautifully shot TV ads designed to encourage parents to send their children to school every day.

Drug Education R-12 Teacher Support Package (South Australian)
Curriculum materials by the South Australian Department of Education and Children’s Services to assist teachers in developing drug education programs for all students.

Australian Drug Foundation
The ADF Clearinghouse provides access to information about alcohol and other drugs and drug prevention resources.

School Drug Education and Road Aware (Western Australian)
A range of curriculum materials to assist teachers in developing drug education programs.

Tobacco Education for Senior Students (South Australia)
Provides exemplars to illustrate planning on tobacco for SACE Stage 1 Mathematics, English and Australian Studies subject areas.

Victorian School Drug Education
The latest drug education policies and curriculum resources for Victorian school communities.

World Health Organisation Tobacco Free Initiative
Provides links to WHO publications, reports, press releases, speeches, declarations and WHO initiatives in tobacco.

REDI – Commonwealth Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations 
A great overview of tobacco use and regulation in Australia. National Tobacco Strategy available here, which details the costs of drug abuse in Australia.

Friends of No Smokes

Ninti One manages No Smokes. Ninti One is a not-for-profit company that builds opportunities for people in remote Australia through research, innovation and community development.

Our funders, friends and people who helped us out.

Menzies School of Health Research
No Smokes was developed by Menzies School of Health Research, which is Australia’s leading Indigenous health research agency, working with some 60 remote communities across the Top End.

Department of Health (DOH) 
No Smokes is a Tackling Indigenous Smoking and Healthy Lifestyles initiative funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.

Indigenous Hip Hop Projects
A team of Indigenous artists working in all elements of hip hop, media, entertainment and performing arts.

Sean Choolburra
Indigenous comedian and entertainer. A major talent.

Paw Media
Creating TV, radio and music in the remote community of Yuendumu, working with local people in language and according to local cultural protocols.

Reactive Media
The website design and development agency that created the No Smokes website.

Dreamtime Public Relations
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander public relations and marketing consultancy that created the No Smokes logo.