National Tackling Indigenous Smoking Workers Workshop 2019 The National Tackling Indigenous Smoking Workers Workshop was held from Tuesday 2 April to Thursday 4 April 2019 in Alice Springs. This workshop was one of the largest gatherings of TIS workers, partners, experts and supporters of the TIS program. Presentations Please note – some of the presentations from the workshop are not available at this time. Day one Plenary sessions What is working to tackle Indigenous smoking This presentation was delivered by Professor David Thomas from Menzies School of Health Research. In the presentation, Professor Thomas showcases the lessons from the Talking About the Smokes program, and highlights some of the data that was collected. Above the Line Presented by Timmy Duggan from the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre, this presentation provides information on ‘above the line’ thinking. Population health approaches Deadly Choices – Education This presentation from the Deadly Choices TIS team highlights their Education Program, and discusses the different elements of this program. Nunkuwarrin Yunti – Population health approach This presentation from the Nunkuwarrin Yunti TIS team highlights the population health approaches they utilise to tackle smoking in their region. Bega Garnbirringu Health Service – Developing resources This presentation from the Bega TIS team highlights the work they did with comedian Kevin Kropinyeri on the production of a series of no-smoking resources. Concurrent sessions – Youth Lakes Entrance Aboriginal Health Association – Tackling Indigenous Smoking throughout Gippsland and the wider community This presentation from the LEAHA TIS team provides information on the work they’re doing in their region to tackle smoking. It provides information on how they have partnered with a local school to target young people with smoke-free messages. Derby Aboriginal Health Service TIS Team This presentation from the Derby TIS team showcases the work they do in their region to tackle smoking. Information presented includes: their Kimberley Breakfast initiative; smoking cessation in prison; youth justice; and the Game Changers program. Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia – Puyu Blaster superhero flies into schools to defeat the war on tobacco! This presentation from the AHCSA TIS team provides information on their development and use of a superhero to target young people in their region with no-smoking messages. Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Services – Education that motivates: An alternative approach This presentation from the BRAMS TIS team talks about the approach they use to motivate their local community to quit smoking, with a focus on young people. Katherine West Health Board – Smoking cessation TVC’s campaign: What’s your smoke free story? This presentation from the Katherine West TIS team provides information on a campaign they have developed to tackle smoking in their region. Concurrent sessions – Community engagement Nunkuwarrin Yunti – How to host a colour fun run and the benefits This presentation from the Nunkuwarrin Yunti TIS team provides information on the process of hosting a colour fun run, and the benefits of hosting this kind of event. Cape York Tackling Indigenous Smoking Program – Sharing our successes and challenges This presentation from the Apunipima TIS team highlights the work they have been doing in the Cape York region of Queensland to tackle smoking. It shares information about their: social marketing; campaign materials; social marketing evaluation; health education; and applied learnings. Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation This presentation from the Miwatj TIS team provides information on their work to tackle smoking in their region. It covers: Miwatj TIS data; local context and challenges; and working with families. Geraldton Regional Aboriginal Medical Service – Our smoke-free communities: Our smoke-free lives This presentation provides information on the GRAMS TIS team and their work to tackle smoking in their region. It covers information on: branding; training; remote schools and communities; SDERA Geraldton Year 6 Resilience and Wellbeing Forum; school holiday programs; mens groups; 2018 GNFL Indigenous Round Football; and Dr Bob Elphick Award 2018. Concurrent sessions – Partnerships Pangula Mannamurna Aboriginal Corporation – Providing individual interventions supported by primary healthcare funding This presentation from the Pangula TIS team discusses the individual interventions they utilise to tackle smoking in their region, and showcases their Nicotine Replacement Therapy Program. Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia – Perth WA Social Marketing: Working in collaboration with other AHCWA health programs This presentation showcases the partnerships that AHCWA TIS team have formed to tackle smoking in their region. It highlights the AHCWA Ear Health Partnership, and also discusses some of the evaluation techniques that AHCWA uses. Bega Garnbirringu Health Service – Working with rehab This presentation from the Bega TIS team discusses the development of their Smoke-Free Rehabilitation Program for residents of the Goldfields Rehabilitation Services Incorporation. Concurrent sessions – Monitoring and evaluation Danila Dilba Health Service – Event planning This presentation from the Danila Dilba TIS team discusses how they plan their TIS events, and showcases a four-week plan. It also presentations information on data collection and service integration for their practice. Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia – Building workforce and community capacity in reducing smoking This presentation from the AHCSA TIS team showcases the work that they have done to build the capacity of their workforce and local community in a number of areas, including: environmental scans; Communicare training; and Tackle the Triggers Programs. Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia – Using the smokerlyser to support behaviour change This presentation from the AHCSA TIS team showcases their use of the smokerlyser tool to reduce smoking rates in their communities. Bega Garnbirringu Health Service – Youth engagement and partnerships This presentation from the Bega TIS team highlights the work they do to engage with young people in their region, and how they partner with other organisations to reach local young people. Central Australian Aboriginal Congress – Congress smoke-free workplace: Smoke-free, the way to be! This presentation from the Congress TIS team provides information on the work they’re doing to ensure that Congress staff are becoming smoke-free at Congress work sites. Day two Plenary sessions Marketing savvy: Know thy audience This presentation was delivered by Brett de Hoedt from Hootville Communications to provide information on effective techniques to become marketing savvy, developing and positioning your brand, and understanding your audience. Rolling with the Red Dust: Spread out and stick together This presentation from Red Dust Healing provides information on the tools they use as part of their cultural healing programs. Doing it together the WA way This presentation was delivered by the West Australian TIS teams to highlight how they have partnered to deliver TIS services and tobacco control initiatives for the state. Concurrent sessions – Monitoring and evaluation, reporting and public speaking Effective monitoring and evaluation: Monitoring our impact This presentation was delivered by the Deadly Choices team to provide information on how they effectively monitor and evaluate their programs, including information on their use of Qualtrics to collect data. Concurrent sessions – Remote There are currently no presentations from the remote session to share. Concurrent sessions – Regional WA Country Health Service (Wheatbelt) – Developing resources This presentation from the Wheatbelt TIS team highlights the process they use to develop resources, with a focus on the planning, development, implementation and evaluation strategies. Greater Western Victoria – Tackling Indigenous Smoking This presentation from the Greater Western Victoria Tackling Indigenous Smoking Alliance provides information on initiatives from some of the teams involved in the alliance, with a focus on Windamara and Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Co-operatives. Concurrent sessions – Urban Dandenong and District Aborigines Co-operative Ltd – Community events This presentation from the DDACL TIS team showcases how they develop their community events, with a focus on their World No Tobacco Day Fun Run. Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service – Tackling Indigenous Smoking in the ACT This presentation from the Winnunga TIS team showcases the work they do in the ACT, with a focus on activities, resources and their media campaigns. Concurrent sessions – Women’s health There are currently no presentations from the women’s health session to share. Concurrent sessions – Men’s health Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia – Shedding the Smokes program: Using the ‘Men’s Shed’ model to create culturally safe spaces for men in remote communities This presentation from the AHCSA TIS team discusses how they adopted a Men’s Shed ‘philosophy’ in two remote South Australian communities to tackle smoking. Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation – Talking Tobacco program The CAAC TIS team delivered this presentation to showcase their Talking Tobacco program – a quit group for men to attend for advice and support in quitting, and to yarn about their tobacco use. Day three Plenary sessions Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service – Community engagement resource development This presentation from the BRAMS TIS team provides information on how they’ve engaged the community in the process of developing no-smoking resources. Using social media for tobacco control: designing messages and evaluating research This presentation by Marita Hefler from Menzies School of Health Research showcases the use of social media for tobacco control. It presents information on a three-year NHMRC project, which was funded to research: what social media health information is being shared by communities, how, and by who?; how can social media networks within communities be used effectively to influence social norms and stimulate behaviour change?; and how can Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services use social media effectively for reducing smoking? Concurrent sessions – Quitline service Quitline (Queensland) This presentation provides information specifically on the kinds of services the Queensland Quitline provides in their state.