Quitline Aboriginal Liaison Team (QALT)
QALT covers all of the state
Government / Aboriginal Health
Source(s) of funding
QALT is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health as part of the Indigenous Australians’ Health Program
All Aboriginal people who use tobacco or are affected by people smoking tobacco.
Health workforce who work primarily with Aboriginal people.
Goals and Objectives
QALT works with Aboriginal people and their families to reduce the harms associated with tobacco use. QALT aims to help Aboriginal people to cut down or quit tobacco use through engagement with the counselling and support services offered by Quitline.
QALT provides resources to support Tackling Indigenous Smoking teams and other health professionals. We work with Quitline to ensure cultural security of the service. QALT provides training and health professionals on cessation support and referral processes. QALT attends community events to promote the Quitline service
Quitline Aboriginal Liaison Team
Tara Rowe, QALT Project Officer
Rickesha Burdett, QALT Project Officer
Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia
(08) 9227 1631