Tackling Smoking & Healthy Lifestyle Program

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.

Contact:

Dubbo Office

02 6882 2757

Tamworth Office

02 6766 2220

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:

  • Get Active- Live Longer
  • Drink water- Live Longer
  • Stop smoking- Live Longer
  • Get Health checks- Live Longer
  • Eat good tucker- Live Longer

Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program Brochure - New England Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program Brochure - New England (1190 KB)

Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program Brochure - Central West Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program Brochure - Central West (807 KB)

Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program Brochure - Far West Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program Brochure - Far West (809 KB)


 Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program    Closing the Gap


Key Contacts

Contact Options

Ph: (02) 6845 3545
Fax: (02) 6845 2656
Fax: (02) 6845 4499
Email: click here

Key Staff

Chief Executive Officer
Darren Ah-See

Deputy CEO
Melissa Mills

Practice Manager
Colleen Wykes
Anita Dwyer

Finance Manager
Maree Newman

Healthy for Life Coordinator
Trish George
SEWT Team Leader
Cherie Colliss
Tackling Smoking & Healthy Lifestyles
Janet Curren
Aboriginal Children’s Therapy Team
Lindsey Stewart
Australian Nurse Family Partnership
Trish

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