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Solid Mob

Northern Rivers Regional Tackling Indigenous Smoking and Healthy Lifestyle Program (SOLID MOB) is based in Ballina but works across NSW Northern Rivers from Tweed Heads to Grafton and inland to Tabulam.

Solid Mob is a team of 6 people (Tobacco Action Workers and Healthy Lifestyle Workers) who work together with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to raise awareness of the health impacts of tobacco smoking and chronic disease. Solid Mob provide a range of activities within community to support and encourage smokefree environments, educate and promote quitting and encourage healthy lifestyles.

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Solid Mob
Bullinah Aboriginal Health Service
4/95 Tamar Street, Ballina NSW 2478
Ph. 02 6686 3607

I Can Quit

Want to know more about how to quit and staying smokefree? Do you want to know how much money you could save going smokefree or do you want to hear other people’s about going smokefree. Have a look at the I can quit website.


Having trouble quitting or have you started smoking again? Want to find out more information about how to quit and stay smokefree? This website is a great resource that will help you in your quit attempt.

Blow Away the Smokes

Blow away the smokes is a guide for quitting cigarettes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. it was developed through Mid North Coast Division of General Practice. Follow on Facebook or take the pledge to quit.

Rewrite Your Story

Rewrite Your Story is a campaign that does just that – through the smoking stories of local Ambassadors. The stories aim to inspire others to re-write their own story and help make our mob’s future smoke free.

Medicines to Help You

Medicines to help you stop smoking – explains what nicotine replacement therapy is and how it works. This booklet was developed as part of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking and the Closing the Gap in Indigenous Outcomes initiative through the Australian Government.

No Smokes

No Smokes is a fun interactive website for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and has heaps of information on tobacco smoking.

Smoking Hurts

Smoking Hurts is a 5 minute video to raise awareness on smoking and the impact of smoking in communities.