Author: Steve

Aboriginal Spirit Colour Fun Run & Walk – Sunday 19 November 2017

On Sunday November 19th our Nunkuwarrin Yunti Tackling Tobacco Team are holding the Aboriginal Spirit Colour Fun Run & Walk at Fremont Park, Elizabeth from 9.30am – 2.30pm. Run, walk, skip or dance around the course as many times as you want. It’s going to get colourful! A t-shirt and funky sunglasses will be provided to participants. Family activities and lunch will also be on offer. To register for free, contact tacklingtobacco@nunku.org.au Look forward to seeing you there!!...

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Fitness sessions – fun, active, healthy!

Over the last 10 weeks the Tackling Tobacco team have worked closely with Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Council to coordinate the fitness and information sessions in Elizabeth. The program has run every Friday from 12pm to 3pm at the Aquadome and gives Aboriginal community and clients in the Northern area the opportunity to participate in gym, boxing and an aqua aerobics class. This has also been a great way for our Tackling Tobacco staff to get to know our community and provide additional support to participants who are thinking about giving up the smokes. Exercise is a great engagement...

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Supporting smoke-free environments with world champions!

The Tackling Tobacco team recently supported the Evonne Goolagong Foundation with their Come and Try Tennis activities. The team promoted activities in a smoke-free environment and it is great to be able to promote a message from the former World Number 1 Tennis Champion. Evonne’s message was to “Please be safe and don’t smoke”. Another World Champion, this time in the marathon Rob De Castella also recently stopped by the office and gave another great message about smoking.  Rob’s message to smokers is to quit smoking and think about of the next generation. If you would like to see...

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