Author: Nunkuwarrin Yunti

24 March 2019 Aboriginal Spirit Colour Fun Run & Walk Fremont Park, Elizabeth Park

The Tackling Tobacco Team once again staged another Colour Fun Run on March the 24th in Adelaide’s Northern suburbs – Fremont Park, Elizabeth. With a record number of eager and ready participants gathered at the start line ready to be covered in a deadly colour explosion. The Tackling Tobacco team were planning to make the day even bigger and better than their last fun run, Record attendance! Fremont Park was not only covered with a rainbow of colour, it was swarmed with smiles, laughter and a lot of energy from Adelaide’s Aboriginal community. Participants ran, walked and skipped their way around the 500 meter course, some eager to keep running until all the coloured chalk ran out. Once all the chalk ran out and the park was in a coloured cloud, we had a range of kid’s activities, jumping castle, to entertain us whilst waiting for our healthy lunch to arrive from Gormandiser BBQ, Chobani Yoghurt and fruit. The Tackling Tobacco Team would like to thank the following people and organisations who have given their support and helped make this event a deadly event; City of Playford Council, Uncle Rodney O’Brien, Jason and his team from Gormandiser BBQ, Chobani Yogurt, St Johns, Colleen Strangways for her deadly photo’s, SA Quench Bench, Adelaide Jumpy Castles, MFS Fire Service, Aussie Party Hire and Aunty Jane Nelson. Some of our deadly participants...

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Walk and Talk. Join the Tackling Tobacco team for a yarn!

The Tackling Tobacco Team want to hear your story and support you to be healthy and smoke free. Where: Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Brady Street Clinic. 28-30 Brady Street, Elizabeth Downs When: Thursdays at 10:30am *Morning tea will be supplied after the walk To follow the event on Facebook click here...

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New artwork illustrates the story Nunkuwarrin Yunti and the community share in tackling tobacco

Allan Sumner is a talented South Australian artist. He is a descendant of three Aboriginal peoples being the Ngarrindjeri people from the lower river and lakes of the Murray River along the Coorong, the Adelaide plains Kaurna people and the Yankunytjatjara people from central Australia. The Nunkuwarrin Yunti Tackling Tobacco Team contracted Ochre Dawn who approached Allan to create an artwork to illustrate the story that Nunkuwarrin Yunti and the community share in tackling tobacco. Drawing upon his own experience, 20 years of working in health, tobacco control and on personal health battles “It came to me very easy,...

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How can we support you?

Quitting smoking is one of the best things a person who smokes can do to improve their health and live longer. The Tackling Tobacco team run quit workshops for community members interested in quitting smoking. Workshops explore the harms of smoking, methods for dealing with smoking, craving and triggers, and discuss helpful hints for quitting. Workshops run for 1-2 hours Can be tailored to suit the needs of individuals, groups or workplaces Delivered in a location that is convenient for you Nicotine replacement therapy discussions and trials If you would like our support to quit smoking call Nunkuwarrin Yunti on 8406 1600 or...

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