Everyone’s quitting journey is different, so you’ll need to find resources and a support system which will help you to have the best chance of success.

There are many ways to quit smoking. If you’re a people-person, quit with a friend or find someone you can talk to when you’re struggling. If you’d prefer online options, try an app or our new interactive quit planner to get you started.

Find out more about your options.

Talk to someone

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Family and Friends

If you’re trying to quit, make sure to tell those closest to you, as your family and friends are a vital support resource to have. They can help you stay motivated by offering encouragement and reminding you why you’re doing this, while keeping you distracted when cravings hit.

Online support

Downloadable guides

Read stories from people who have quit

There are more ex-smokers today than current smokers. Want to know how they did it?

Read some real quitting experiences to inspire and motivate you.

Michael's Story

I tried my first cigarette when I was about 13 and I started smoking full time when I was about 16, once I quit school and started working.

Read Michael's Story
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Johnna's Story

If I carried on smoking I was killing myself, I know I was, I could feel it in my lungs.

Read Johnna's Story
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Graham's Story

It’s a long journey but the kids are starting to notice the difference slowly. Yeah even myself, I’m feeling a lot more closer to my kids too.

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Explore other support options

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Use the quit savings calculator

Tobacco is an expensive habit and the cost is increasing every year. Find out how much you could be saving with our Quit Savings Calculator.

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Learn your nicotine addiction level

Take our quiz to assess your level of nicotine dependence and get personalised feedback on how to approach quitting smoking.

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Request a copy of our quit toolkit

Having a toolkit of resources you can use to help you on your quit journey is important. Request a hardcopy filled with useful information, helpful tips, and things for you to consider while you’re quitting.

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Benefits of quitting

Knowing the benefits of quitting smoking can help you stay motivated throughout your own quit journey. Find out about the health, financial, social, and emotional benefits of quitting.

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