Smoking

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Evaluation

Shisha no thanks!

Waterpipe (shisha) smoking is increasing internationally. This evaluation project was co-designed with Arabic-speaking young people, community groups, and health care workers, to increase awareness of the harms of waterpipe smoking among young people from Arabic-speaking backgrounds through community engagement, events, and social media. This report...
Report

Susceptibility to smoking among 14 and 15-year-olds

This brief report presents key findings from the 2018 Youth Insights Survey on susceptibility to smoking among 14 and 15-year-olds. The authors estimate susceptibility to smoking among those who have never smoked and identify risk factors associated with susceptibility to smoking. They also examine trends...
Journal article

The decline of smoking initiation among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students: implications for future policy

This article explores if smoking prevalence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students aged 12–17 years has changed between 2005 and 2017.
Journal article

Smoke-free environments: current status and remaining challenges in Australia

There is strong evidence that smoke-free environments support smokers to make a quit attempt, support ex-smokers to maintain their resolve, and protect the health of non-smokers and ex-smokers alike.
Journal article

Far from ‘mission accomplished’: time to re-energise tobacco control in Australia

This article explores a brief history of tobacco control, in relation to policy reform and recent evidence, and outline the case for re-energising tobacco control at a time when public health has gained new political and social currency.
Journal article

Changes in the age young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people start smoking, 2002–2015

This article aims to analyse trends in smoking initiation and prevalence among young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (Indigenous people) to identify which stages of adolescence and young adulthood prevention activities should target.
Report

Post-lockdown survey - the impact on health risk behaviours

This survey looks at changes in health risk behaviours post-lockdown (Alert Level 1). This survey includes information on alcohol, tobacco, gambling and mental wellbeing.
Report

National Drug Strategy household survey 2019

This report presents key results from the 2019 National Drug Strategy household survey. It looks at people’s drug use throughout their lives and during the last 12 months, and examines how these patterns have changed over time.
Journal article

Review of tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

This review takes a strengths-based approach to examine tobacco use in detail, specifically in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander context.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Too soon to know if e-cigarettes help people quit smoking

The evidence does not support the idea that e-cigarettes help people stop smoking.