Jurisdictional Workshop presentations

The Tackling Indigenous Smoking Jurisdictional Workshops were held online for each state/territory in 2020.

Presentations from 2016 to 2019 are available at Jurisdictional Workshop Presentation Archives.

Western Australia

2020

Western Australia Jurisdictional TIS Workshop 3 September 2020 – presented by TIS Coordinator, Professor Tom Calma

This presentation was delivered by Professor Tom Calma AO at the 2020 Western Australia TIS Jurisdictional Workshop. Information covered in the presentation includes: the expansion of programs to target pregnant women and remote area smokers; continuing evaluation to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of individual programs; an overview of TIS program processes; evaluation of TIS (CIRCA and ANU); performance report lodgement and review process; monthly TIS communique and TIS Yarning Places; e-cigarettes (Big Tobacco and Vaping, TGA directions on e-cigarettes); the TIS program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; information about World No Tobacco Day 2020; and staying healthy during COVID-19.

Department of Health update Western Australia 3 September 2020

This presentation was delivered at the 2020 Western Australia TIS Jurisdictional Workshop by Trudy McInnis from the Department of Health. The presentation provides information on: new smoking rate data; new/expanded remote RTCGs; new NT remote Indigenous Tobacco Control Working Group; Indigenous Smoking in Pregnancy Roundtable (presentations now available on the TIS website here); updates to governance and administration; COVID-19; and plans for the coming year.

SISTAQUIT presentation for Western Australia 3 September 2020

This presentation was delivered by Associate Professor Gillian Gould from the University of Newcastle about the Supporting Indigenous Smokers to Assist Quitting (SISTAQUIT), iSISTAQUIT, and Which Way? projects.

TIS evaluation 3 September 2020

This presentation was delivered by Raglan Maddox from the Australian National University (ANU). Information in the presentation relates to: an impact evaluation conducted of TIS regional grants on smoking outcomes; the Mayi Kuwayu study; the Review of tobacco use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; and EOIs to pilot the TIS Intensity Tool.

Quitskills 3 September 2020

This presentation provides information on updates to the Quitskills program, including new staff members and new modes of program delivery (online and online live); World No Tobacco Day; and the Jumper Drive to promote the Quitline.

Quitline Aboriginal Liaison Team 3 September 2020

This presentation was delivered by the Quitline Aboriginal Liaison Team (QALT) in association with the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA). The presentation provides an update on what QALT has been doing; QALT resources; promotion, including social media; and how Quitline counsellors can support a person’s quit journey.

Northern Territory

2020

NBPU TIS Jurisdictional Workshop Report Northern Territory 13 August 2020 – This report provides a summary of the workshop and feedback.

Northern Territory Jurisdictional TIS Workshop 13 August 2020 – presented by TIS Coordinator, Professor Tom Calma

This presentation was delivered by Professor Tom Calma AO at the 2020 Northern Territory TIS Jurisdictional Workshop. Information covered in the presentation includes: the expansion of programs to target pregnant women and remote area smokers; continuing evaluation to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of individual programs; an overview of TIS program processes; questions for TIS staff; the TIS program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and information about World No Tobacco Day 2020.

Department of Health update Northern Territory 13 August 2020

This presentation was delivered at the 2020 Northern Territory TIS Jurisdictional Workshop by Trudy McInnis from the Department of Health. The presentation provides information on: new smoking rate data; new/expanded remote RTCGs; new NT remote Indigenous Tobacco Control Working Group; Indigenous Smoking in Pregnancy Roundtable; updates to governance and administration; COVID-19; and plans for the coming year.

SISTAQUIT presentation for Northern Territory 13 August 2020

This presentation was delivered by Associate Professor Gillian Gould from the University of Newcastle about the Supporting Indigenous Smokers to Assist Quitting (SISTAQUIT) program’s implementation phase.

Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program evaluation

This 7-minute video presentation by Lena Etuk from CIRCA at the 2020 Northern Territory TIS Jurisdictional Workshop provides information on the 2018-2022 national evaluation approach.

Queensland

2020

Queensland Jurisdictional TIS Workshop 24 June 2020 – presented by TIS Coordinator, Professor Tom Calma

This presentation was delivered by Professor Tom Calma AO at the 2020 Queensland TIS Jurisdictional Workshop. Information covered in the presentation includes: the expansion of programs to target pregnant women and remote area smokers; continuing evaluation to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of individual programs; an overview of TIS program processes; questions for TIS staff; the TIS program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and information about World No Tobacco Day 2020.

NBPU Update Queensland Jurisdictional Workshop 24 June 2020

This presentation was delivered by Desley Thompson and provides an overview of the National Best Practice Unit (NBPU); the work that has been undertaken in the past year; working through COVID-19; working with TIS teams and the ‘Working at a distance survey’ and its results; and the TIS website and its resources.

Department of Health update Queensland 24 June 2020

This presentation was delivered at the 2020 Queensland TIS Jurisdictional Workshop by Trudy McInnis from the Department of Health. The presentation provides information on: new smoking rate data; new/expanded remote RTCGs; new NT remote Indigenous tobacco control working group; smoking in pregnancy roundtable; updates to governance and administration; COVID-19; and plans for the coming year.

SISTAQUIT presentation for Queensland 24 June 2020

This presentation was delivered by Associate Professor Gillian Gould from the University of Newcastle about the Supporting Indigenous Smokers to Assist Quitting (SISTAQUIT) program’s implementation phase.

TIS evaluation 24 June 2020

This presentation was delivered by Raglan Maddox from the Australian National University (ANU). Information in the presentation relates to: an impact evaluation conducted of TIS regional grants on smoking outcomes; the Mayi Kuwayu study; and COVID-19 and smoking.

Quitline update 24 June 2020

This presentation was delivered by Claudia Regan-Knights (Health Promotion Officer) and Peter Coombs (Allied Health Telephone Counsellor). The presentation provided an update on Quitline service delivery through COVID-19, supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Queenslanders to quit and other recent changes.

New South Wales/Australian Capital Territory

2020

NSW/ACT Jurisdictional TIS Workshop 6 May 2020 – presented by TIS Coordinator, Professor Tom Calma

This presentation was delivered by Professor Tom Calma AO at the 2020 NSW/ACT TIS Jurisdictional Workshop. Information covered in the presentation includes: the expansion of programs to target pregnant women and remote area smokers; continuing evaluation to monitor the efficiency and effectiveness of individual programs; an overview of TIS program processes; questions for TIS staff; the TIS program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic; and information about World No Tobacco Day 2020.

NBPU Update NSW/ACT Jurisdictional Workshop 6 May 2020

This presentation provides an overview of the National Best Practice Unit (NBPU); the work that has been undertaken in the past year; working through COVID-19; working with TIS teams and the ‘Working at a distance survey’ and its results; and the TIS website and its resources.

A pack a day for a month experiment

This 4-minute video shows the damage smoking a pack of cigarettes every day for a month can do to the lungs.

COVID-19 and smoking news clip

This 2-minute news clip highlights the benefits of quitting smoking during COVID-19 and the possibility of COVID-19 being spread via secondhand smoking or vaping.

Department of Health update NSW/ACT 6 May 2020

This presentation was delivered at the 2020 NSW/ACT TIS Jurisdictional Workshop by Trudy McInnis from the Department of Health. The presentation provides information on: new smoking rate data; new/expanded remote RTCGs; new NT remote Indigenous tobacco control working group; smoking in pregnancy roundtable; updates to governance and administration; COVID-19; and plans for the coming year.

SISTAQUIT presentation for NSW/ACT 6 May 2020

This presentation was delivered by Associate Professor Gillian Gould from the University of Newcastle about the Supporting Indigenous Smokers to Assist Quitting (SISTAQUIT) program’s implementation phase.

TIS evaluation 6 May 2020

This presentation was delivered by Raglan Maddox from the Australian National University (ANU). Information in the presentation relates to: an impact evaluation conducted of TIS regional grants on smoking outcomes; the Mayi Kuwayu study; and COVID-19 and smoking.

National TIS Workers Yarning Group promotion slides

This presentation provides a brief description of how to join the new National TIS Workers Yarning Group on Facebook.

TIS website presentation 2020 slides

This presentation was delivered by Avinna Trzesinski from the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. The presentation provides an overview of the TIS website including: recent updates; upcoming changes; and a live tour of the website.

TIS website presentation video – 10 min 38 secs

South Australia

2020

TIS Jurisdictional Workshop South Australia 2020

This presentation was delivered by Professor Tom Calma AO at the 2020 South Australian TIS Jurisdictional Workshop. Information covered in the presentation includes: an overview of TIS program processes; previous and current smoking prevalence; smoking and pregnancy; and the TIS program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

South Australian Tobacco Control Strategy 2017 – 2020: TIS Jurisdictional Workshop

This presentation by the South Australian Government provides information about the SA Tobacco Control Strategy 2017-2020 and how it fits in with the aims of the TIS program.

Aboriginal targeted smoking cessation campaign: ‘Give up smokes’ 2019-2020

This presentation was delivered at the 2020 South Australian TIS Jurisdictional Workshop by Drug and Alcohol Services South Australia (DASSA). The presentation contains information about the Aboriginal targeted smoking cessation campaign ‘Give up smokes’.

Impact evaluation: Tackling Indigenous Smoking regional grants on smoking outcomes

This presentation was delivered at the 2020 South Australian TIS Jurisdictional Workshop by Raglan Maddox from the Australian National University (ANU). Information in the presentation relates to an impact evaluation conducted of TIS regional grants on smoking outcomes.

Victoria/Tasmania

2019

2019 Victorian and Tasmanian TIS Jurisdictional Workshop: all presentations

This series of presentations were delivered at the 2019 Victorian and Tasmanian TIS Jurisdictional Workshop. The presentations provide information on: TIS program update including external evaluation by Ray Lovett and Katie Thurber from Mayi Kuwayu; TIS website update; Department of Health update; Population Health Promotion for TIS; effective communication for building partnerships; presentations from the Cancer Council Tas on the Quitline Enhancement Project and from Quit Victoria about Aboriginal Quitline.

Presentations from 2016 to 2019 are available at Jurisdictional Workshop Presentation Archives.