Topics: Tobacco use

This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Sandie’s story: Why I quit smoking

Lung Foundation Australia (2016) Sandie’s story: Why I quit smoking Brisbane: Lung Foundation Australia This resource aims to raise awareness of the harmful effects of smoking on lung health.


National core maternity indicators – stage 3 and 4: results from 2010-2013

Prendergast L, Bowles D, Sedgwick K, Kielbasa J, Liu C (2016) National core maternity indicators – stage 3 and 4: results from 2010-2013 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2016

The World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) was held in Brisbane, Queensland from 12 – 14 April 2016. The theme of the inaugural conference was Connecting, communicating and collaborating across the globe. The aim of the conference was to provide opportunities to foster new collaboration, enhance capacity and share knowledge and information about cancer and Indigenous people internationally. […]


The ATRAC Yarning Tool: Where are we in tackling tobacco in our Service and for our mob?

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (2016) The ATRAC Yarning Tool: Where are we in tackling tobacco in our Service and for our mob? Sydney: Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW This tool was developed to support a range of staff members and managers working in Aboriginal community controlled health services […]


Lung cancer treatment and mortality for Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: results from a population-based record linkage study and medical record audit

Gibberd A, Supramaniam R, Dillon A, Armstrong BK, O’Connell DL (2016) Lung cancer treatment and mortality for Aboriginal people in New South Wales, Australia: results from a population-based record linkage study and medical record audit BMC Cancer; 16: 289 Retrieved 25 April 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12885-016-2322-1


Don’t make smokes your story

9 May, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 2, April 2016 – June 2016  Tobacco use  

Australian Department of Health (2016) Don’t make smokes your story Canberra: Australian Department of Health Don’t make smokes your story is a video campaign on Youtube and free-to-air television that tells the real, difficult stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have smoked tobacco.


Risk factors for cancer in the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population: a systematic review

Castles S, Wainer Z, Jayasekara H (2016) Risk factors for cancer in the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population: a systematic review Australian Journal of Primary Health; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY15048)


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations: online services report – key results 2014-15

Rodgers R, Kovacevic C, Zhang X, Tuttle R, Nebe B (2016) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations: online services report – key results 2014-15 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Management of diabetes in Indigenous communities: lessons from the Australian Aboriginal population

Nguyen HD, Chitturi S, Maple-Brown LJ (2016) Management of diabetes in Indigenous communities: lessons from the Australian Aboriginal population Internal Medicine Journal; Accepted articles: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/imj.13123)


Analysis of clinical presentation, pathological spectra, treatment and outcomes of biopsy-proven acute post infectious glomerulonephritis in adult Indigenous people of the Northern Territory of Australia

Ramanathan G, Abeyaratne A, Sundaram M, Fernandes DK, Pawar B, Perry GJ, Cherian S, Majoni SW (2016) Analysis of clinical presentation, pathological spectra, treatment and outcomes of biopsy-proven acute post infectious glomerulonephritis in adult Indigenous people of the Northern Territory of Australia Nephrology; Accepted articles: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.12797)


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