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Quit Victoria

Quit Victoria is the main agency promoting a tobacco-free Victoria.

They are funded by VicHealth and the Department of Health and Human Services. As part of Cancer Council Victoria, they draw on Cancer Council resources and expertise. Quit Victoria works closely with the Heart Foundation (Victoria), other Cancer Councils and tobacco control organisations around Australia and internationally.

Quit Website, Quitline and Other Supports

Quit Victoria has a range of services, tools and information to help smokers to quit including information for health professionals.

You can access these via the Quit website.

The Quit website has lots of tips and tools to help people quit such as Your Quit Plan or Quitting Tips and Tactics.

You can also access QuitMail Quit’s email support service, QuitTxt Quit’s SMS support service and QuitCoach Quit’s tailored advice service.

Or request a Quitline callback.

Calling Quitline is one of the most effective ways to quit smoking.

Quitline is a welcoming, confidential telephone service that offers advice and information to help people quit.

Call Quitline on 13 7848

Quitline’s Quit Specialists understand that quitting is tough. Callers can ask to speak to an Aboriginal Quit Specialist. Quit Specialists can offer advice on quitting methods like nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products (such as patches or gum) or quitting medication.

Quitline is available from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm Monday to Friday for the cost of a local call (except for mobile phones – normal charges apply).

  • If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can call the National Relay Service to access the Quitline
  • TTY users phone 13 3677 and ask for 13 7848
  • Speak & Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 13 7848
  • Internet relay users connect to the National Relay Service then ask for 13 7848

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Last reviewed: July 2019

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The risks of smoking while pregnant

Quitting anytime during your pregnancy gives your baby a healthy start to life. Have a read of all the benefits to you, your pregnancy and your baby when you quit.

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Mythbusting: "Roll-your-own cigarettes are less harmful"

Roll-your-own cigarettes or "rollies" are at least as harmful as factory-made cigarettes. Let's take a look.

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5 reasons why building a plan will help you quit

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My loved one smokes

It's tough to watch your loved one smoke. And it's understandable that you want them to quit. Here are a few things to consider before talk to them about it.

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When to try quitting again?

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MYTHBUSTING: Quitting smoking is expensive

We know that smoking is expensive, but what about quitting? Quitting products like nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) and quitting medication are more affordable than you might think.

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Why you should talk to your pharmacist about quitting

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Make your house and car smokefree

An essential step on the way to quitting: make your house and car smokefree.

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Is smoking controlling you?

People who quit say they never realised how much cigarettes controlled their thoughts and daily activities.

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5 things you didn't know about Quitline

You’ve probably heard of Quitline, but have you ever wondered exactly what they do and how they can help you quit smoking?

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