Damaging your body

Damaging your body

Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. In 2003, it was estimated that tobacco use was responsible for more than 15,500 deaths. Find out more information on the damage smoking is doing to your body here.

Cigarettes and Cancer | Cigarettes and Poison | Artery Damage | Eye Damage | Lung Damage | Mouth Damage | P53 Gene and Cancer | Smoking and Tar

Pregnancy and quitting

Pregnancy and quitting

The sections provides information about the risks of smoking when pregnant as well as the benefits for quitting before, during and after pregnancy.

Benefits of quitting

Benefits of quitting

You will feel the benefits of quitting straight away as your body repairs itself. Find out more ways in which you will feel better.

Impacting those around you

Impacting those around you

Second-hand smoke is known to be harmful and hazardous to the health of the general public and particularly dangerous for children. Find out more about second hand smoke at the risks associated with it.

Health warnings

Health warnings

Most manufactured and imported tobacco product packaging is required to be printed with graphic health warning labels. The graphic health warnings provide a strong and confronting message to smokers about the harmful health consequences of tobacco products and convey the 'quit' message every time a person reaches for a cigarette.

Cigarette Pack Warnings Set A | Cigarette Pack Warnings Set B | Health Warnings - Background | Health Warning Fact Sheets | Cigar Pack Warnings | More Information