Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) - Useful Links

A sample of information and evidence on Indigenous and non-Indigenous tobacco control.

Page last updated: 06 July 2016

Tackling Indigenous Smoking documentation

Indigenous Australian’s Health Programme Tackling Indigenous Smoking Grant Activity Guidelines (20/07/15)

Resources

A. Tobacco control references – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health activities - Department of Health

ACT Cancer Council – Quitting smoking

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2013. Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey: First Results, Australia, 2012-13 (Health Risk Factors – Tobacco Smoking) Cat. 4727.0.55.001 (27/11/2013). Canberra: ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey 2014-15, (Health Risk Factors) Cat. No. 4714.0. (28/04/2016). Canberra: ABS

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Tobacco Use

Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre - It’s my choice, it’s my future (video campaign)

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015. The health and welfare of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples: 2015. (See Chapter 4: Determinants of Health). Cat. no. IHW 147. Canberra: AIHW.

Break the Chain – television and radio campaign targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait smokers

Cancer Australia 2015. Lung cancer in our mob: a handbook for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers.  Surry Hills NSW: Cancer Australia.

Commonwealth of Australia 2012. Medicines to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Stop Smoking: A Guide for Health Workers

Commonwealth of Australia 2011. Medicines to help you stop smoking (companion guide)

Don’t Make Smokes Your Story – television, radio and print campaign targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers

Ivers, R 2011. Anti-tobacco programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011. Produced for the Closing the Gap Clearinghouse. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare & Melbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies.

Quitline – Australian Government National Tobacco Campaign

The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre.  A comprehensive approach to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tobacco control project (2015-17).

Thomas, D et al. 2015. Talking about the Smokes, Medical Journal of Australia Supplement, Vol. 202 (10), 1 June.

van der Sterren, A and Fowlie, C 2015. ‘Reducing smoking in the ACT among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who are pregnant or who have young children’. ATODA Monograph Series, No.1. Canberra: Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA).

Vos T et al. 2009. Burden of Disease and Injury in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples: The Indigenous Health Gap, in Int. J. Epidemiol. 38 (2):470-477.  First published online: November 30, 2008.

B. Tobacco control references - general

Tobacco control in Australia  - Information on the Department’s broader work in Tobacco Control

Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH 2012. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. 4th ed. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria.


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