The Tackling Smoking & Healthy Lifestyle Program is funded by Federal Government Department of Health and Ageing under the "Close The Gap" and "Live Longer" scheme. The Program is hosted by Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service.The program is divided into three regions Central Western NSW, Far Western NSW and the New England region of New South Wales with offices in Dubbo and Tamworth.
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The Program focus is Health Promotion and Awareness on Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle in Aboriginal Communities across the Region to help close the gap in Aboriginal health and reduce chronic disease in Aboriginal people. The team is made up of Regional Tobacco Action Workers and Healthy Lifestyle Worker that are all trained Outreach Aboriginal Health Workers.
Our main message is "Stamping out Chronic Disease in Aboriginal Communities".
The five areas of this live longer message are:
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Chief Executive Officer
Healthy for Life Coordinator
SEWT Team Leader
Tackling Smoking & Healthy Lifestyles
Aboriginal Children’s Therapy Team
Australian Nurse Family Partnership