Assisting smokers to quit: Quitline telephone counselling and Quit courses media
activity and campaigns programs supporting communities, such as Aboriginal and
Working to reduce the number of places where people are exposed to harmful substances in
tobacco smoke support for legislation to limit smoking in public places help for workplaces and
public places wanting to become smokefree support for the SmokeFree message through
sponsorship VicHealth's healthy environments policy, which maintains a tobacco control focus in its
funding agreements - it states that funded indoor events must be smokefree
Supporting legislative policy change collecting and distributing information on tobacco control
issues to the public and a wide range of professionals participating in research into tobacco control
issues publishing evaluation findings
Working to prevent young people from taking up smoking:support for legislation to increase the price of
cigarettes and restrict tobacco advertising, promotion and selling to under 18s smoking prevention education
and professional development in schools community education programs encouraging adult role models Quit's
sporting sponsorship with the SmokeFree message and a focus on prevention.
A key focus of our current investment in Quit Victoria is to engage with partners to increase the
reach and impact of smoking cessation within high smoking rate populations.