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Smoking and tobacco resources

Secondary school students’ use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs in 2017

This report presents the results of the Australian Secondary Students’ Alcohol and Drug (ASSAD) survey. It includes statistics on the use of tobacco, alcohol, electronic cigarettes, over-the-counter drugs, and illicit drugs.

Report of meetings between Health and the tobacco industry

To meet our obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, we report on any discussions we have with the tobacco industry. This document provides details of all meetings held and their outcomes.

British American Tobacco Australia – cigarette ingredients

A list of ingredients used in cigarettes produced by British American Tobacco Australia.

Imperial Tobacco Australia Ltd – cigarette ingredients

A list of ingredients used in cigarettes produced by Imperial Tobacco Australia.

Philip Morris Ltd – cigarette ingredients

A list of ingredients used in cigarettes produced by Philip Morris Limited.

Illicit tobacco – Australian Government roles and responsibilities

This document outlines the Australian Government departments and other agencies that are involved in dealing with illegal tobacco products or packaging.

Don’t make smokes your story campaign – 2018 evaluation report

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Don’t make smokes your story campaign in 2018.

Tackling Indigenous Smoking program – final evaluation report

This report, completed in July 2018, evaluates how effective the Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) program has been and whether it’s on target to achieve its long-term goals.

Tobacco plain packaging – use of other languages for brands and variants

This fact sheet provides information about the use of foreign languages on tobacco products.

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ANACAD summary of activities 2017–18

An overview of activities by the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ANACAD) from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

Evaluation of effectiveness of graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging

This research report looked at the effectiveness of the current graphic health warnings on tobacco product packaging.

Tobacco plain packaging – placement of brand names

This guideline provides clear instructions on the placement of brand, business, company and variant names on cigarette packs and cartons.

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Tobacco plain packaging enforcement policy

We investigate and enforce the laws relating to plain packaging of tobacco products. This policy outlines the principles we use to guide our decisions and actions in enforcing these laws.

Tobacco control – key facts and figures

This report reviews the range of tobacco control measures implemented by the Australian Government over the last 20 years.

Tobacco plain packaging complaints form

Use this form if you think a tobacco product is in breach of the plain packaging laws.

Checklist for internet point-of-sale tobacco advertising

This checklist will help retailers make sure that their internet point-of-sale advertising complies with the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Regulation 1993.

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Introduction of tobacco plain packaging in Australia

Find out how plain packaging of tobacco products was introduced in Australia in 2012.

Don’t make smokes your story campaign – 2017 evaluation report

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Don’t make smokes your story campaign in 2017.

Principles that underpin the current policy and regulatory approach to e-cigarettes in Australia

There is not enough evidence to show that electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) help people quit smoking, or even that they are safe. This fact sheet explains the Australian Government’s decision to make selling e-cigarettes that contain nicotine illegal.

National Alcohol and other Drug Workforce Development Strategy 2015–2018

This strategy aims to improve the skills of the alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce and prepare them for the future.

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National Drug Strategy 2017–2026

A ten-year framework that aims to reduce and prevent the harmful effects of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.

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Don’t make smokes your story campaign – 2016 evaluation report

This report evaluates the effectiveness of the Don’t make smokes your story campaign in 2016.

ANACAD summary of activities 2016–17

An overview of activities by the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ANACAD) from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Drug Strategy 2014–2019

This strategy aims to reduce the harmful effects alcohol and other drugs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

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National Tobacco Strategy 2012–2018

A strategy to improve the health of Australians by reducing smoking rates.

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Last updated: 
2 April 2019