Tackling Indigenous Smoking and Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
Perth Metropolitan Area
Not for Profit
Source(s) of funding
Department of Health
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community
Goals and Objectives
The program aims to deliver Tackling Smoking services, tailored to the needs of the regions communities, and ensure the effective delivery of a population health approach to tackle chronic disease risk factors.
This will include one-on-one or group Healthy Lifestyle activities tailoring healthy eating alternatives and physical activity, to support smoking prevention and quitting messages.
- Increasing awareness through community workshops, educational sessions, community events and promotional resources on the harms associated with tobacco smoking, and the benefits of being smoke-free.
- Providing and supporting a referral pathway to quit smoking support services
- Promoting and supporting smoke-free community events
- Developing local and culturally appropriate social marketing and social media messages to promote behaviour change.
Key Contact Details
Regional Tobacco Coordinator
Ph: (08) 9227 1631
Fax: (08) 9228 1099
Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia
450 Beaufort Street Highgate, Perth WA, 6003