QUIT SMOKING SUPPORT

Smoking remains one of the major risk-factors to Koori health.

Smoking causes so many of the health problems in our community, and Australian Bureau of Statistics figures show about 45 percent of Aboriginal Australians are daily smokers – more than twice the rate in the general community.

We have a range of programs to tackle smoking and support people to reduce or quit. As well as counselling and medical support, we are working hard to change attitudes in our community.

One of our main aims is to develop networks to build community support for health promotion activities, smoking prevention and smoking cessation outcomes.

Our Quit Smoking anti-hero "Old Nico" is available for school visits and community events, and we have produced nationally-broadcast NITV television advertisements targetting smoking.


Helping young people choose not to smoke through our partnership with the Urban Institute of Indigenous Health and the Deadly Choices program and supporting people to give up smoking are key steps to improving health outcomes for Koori people.

MALLEE DISTRICT ABORIGINAL SERVICES  “Our Vision: Generations of vibrant, healthy and strong Aboriginal communities”
NEWS
3/09/2019

Victorian First Peoples urged to ‘get enrolled’

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6/08/2019

Gambling research paper published

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6/08/2019

Hands-on fun for Aboriginal Children's Day

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25/07/2019

Menera Farm a hive of activity

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8/07/2019

Weekly Koori News July 5 & 6

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EVENTS
21/09/2019
Saturday September 21, 2019

Big Red Kidney Walk Mildura (Sept 21)

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23/09/2019
Boys (Sept 23 - 26) Girls (Sept 30 - Oct 3)

MDAS Swan Hill Youth Camps (School holidays)

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24/09/2019
September 24, 26, 30 & October 3

Mildura School Holiday Program (from Sept 24)

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2/10/2019
Wednesday October 2, 2019

Swan Hill Community Day (Oct 2)

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2/10/2019
October 2

Mildura Community Day (Oct 2)

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JOBS
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Clinical Coordinator (Mildura)

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Therapeutic Support Worker (Mildura)

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Customer Service Officer - Casual (Mildura)

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ACSASS Caseworker (Swan Hill)

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Team Leader Youth & Community Services (Swan Hill)

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MILDURA
120 Madden Avenue Mildura
Phone (03) 5018 4100

SWAN HILL
70 Nyah Road Swan Hill
Phone (03) 5032 8600

KERANG
9 Nolan Street Kerang
Phone (03) 5412 6004

ROBINVALE
77 Perrin St Robinvale
Phone (03) 4013 2000


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