A half hour program encouraging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to be strong by quitting smoking or by not taking up smoking. The tackling Indigenous smoking and healthy lifestyle program is unique in the sense that it is for the communities to determine what works for them.
Dr Tom Calma - National Coordinator Tackling Indigenous Smoking
Sean Appoo - Manager of the Life program at the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence
Professor Nick Zwar - School of Public Health and Community, University NSW
Damien Shen - Senior Project Officer Drug and Alcohol Services SA
Ivan Copley- Peramangk Elder
Summer Finlay from Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council
Members of Tauondi Community College SA and Armajun Aboriginal Health Service
This program is part of the Be Strong series. A series of programs tackling smoking and supporting healthy lifestyles.
This program is part of a series of half-hour programs within the Be Strong series. This series has been developed to showcase initiatives and programs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities around the country as they tackle smoking and support healthy lifestyles. The programs are broadcast on the Rural Health Channel and are then made available to view online. The series will continue until February 2014.
For information on the full series click to the Be Strong series webpage.