Staying Quit

Support After Quitting

To have the best chance of quitting and staying a non-smoker, you need to know where to go for help. Stay smoke-free with online and phone support.

Benefits of Staying Quit

The single best thing you can do for your health and your future is to quit. The moment you stop smoking your body begins to repair itself.

Common Concerns

Worried about quitting smoking? Here are some common concerns we hear from people who are thinking about quitting.

Get Supported

There are many resources that can help you start your journey towards being, and staying, smoke-free. Find tips and support services you can use as part of your quit strategy.

Stories from others like you

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Kay's Story

October 1, 2021

I promised my Dad, and then he passed on, so I sort of made the commitment for him.

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Levi's Story

April 21, 2017

I’ve got two kids and I go to the park and I can’t, I can’t breathe, I can’t run after them or I’m that mum at the park having a smoke and like, trying to hide…

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Doreen's Story

November 12, 2021

I guess I’d just like to say that it definitely wasn’t an easy thing to do, I made several attempts and it's all about getting the nicotine out of your body so if people can work through that, also the knowledge from the health information on what damage it does.

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Steven's Story

March 10, 2017

I have one of my big commitments which is going to the gym, and obviously struggling all the time breathing...

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Charlie's Story

March 31, 2017

This is probably the only time that I’ve really tried quitting, probably a year ago when I hit 40.

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Rebecca's Story

January 20, 2016

I would smoke more to not be depressed, and then be more depressed because I was smoking. And that was just a vicious, vicious cycle.

Quit Tools

Quit Apps

Free apps such as My Quitbuddy can be a fun and practical way to quit and stay smoke-free.

Quit Online

Using quitting tools online gives you structure, motivation, new skills and confidence.

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Quitline

The Quitline (13 7848) is a confidential telephone advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking.

Get Started with a GP

Chat to your GP or pharmacist for advice on quitting medications and nicotine replacement products.

Free Quit Support

Talk to the Quitline

The Quitline is a confidential telephone advice and information service for people who want to quit smoking.

My QuitBuddy App

The My QuitBuddy App tracks your quitting progress, such as days smoke-free, cigarettes avoided, health gained and dollars saved.

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Proven Tips To Quit

Some people think quitting is about willpower, but to quit successfully means being prepared, and understanding your smoking triggers.

Find tips on quitting