Gidgee’s Tackling Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle team aims to reduce smoking and lifestyle related illnesses through:
- Deadly Choices – school and community-based education program that promotes healthy lifestyles, encourage behaviour-change and promotes uptake of preventative Health Checks;
- Good Quick Tukka – healthy cooking and nutrition demonstrations
- Community Days – smoke and alcohol-free events;
- Working with Indigenous Ambassadors to address the risk factors for chronic disease such as smoking, poor nutrition and a lack of physical activity by promoting healthy role models for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.