The National Best Practice Unit Tackling Indigenous Smoking (NBPU TIS) has been established to provide tailored support to organisations funded under the national Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) program.
The NBPU TIS can assist organisations with TIS-related matters, such as:
The NBPU TIS is not expected to assist with organisational matters such as business administration or governance.
NBPU TIS is a consortium led by Ninti One Ltd and includes the Health Research Institute at the University of Canberra, and the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet based at Edith Cowan University.
This diagram demonstrates the NBPU TIS structure.
The NBPU TIS logo was created by Allan Sumner. Allan is a descendent of the Ngarrindjeri people who come from the lower Murray and the lakes of the Murray River along the Coorong of South Australia. He is also descendant of the Kaurna people from the Adelaide plains region and the Yankunytjatjara people from central Australia.
The logo represents how the NBPU TIS supports regional tobacco grant recipients across Australia in their efforts to reduce the rates of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The circles represent the NBPU TIS’s various meeting places with grant recipients across all states and territories and the travelling lines are depicted between them. The dots at the top left and bottom right represent the creation of new pathways in tackling tobacco, breaking away the barriers and reducing the rates of smoking among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Please note: If you would like to utilise the NBPU TIS logo, please do not do so without seeking permission from the NBPU TIS. You can contact the NBPU TIS here.
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters of Australia and the Torres Strait.
We respect all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people—their customs and their beliefs. We also pay our respects to Elders past and present, with particular acknowledgement to the Whadjuk people of the Noongar nation, the traditional owners of the lands where our offices are located.