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Development of the National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018

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The draft for consultation of the National Tobacco Strategy (NTS) 2012-2018 was developed by the Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs Standing Committee on Tobacco.

At the 27 April 2012 meeting of the Standing Council on Health, all Health Ministers approved the public release of the draft for consultation of the NTS 2012-2018.

Draft for consultation of the National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 - June 2012 (PDF 346 KB)

Draft for consultation of the National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018 - June 2012 (HTML)

Public Submissions closed on Monday 25 June 2012.

View Published submissions on the draft for consultation of the NTS 2012-2018.

Public consultation process

Public consultation on the draft for consultation of the NTS 2012-2018 was conducted during June 2012 and included a national call for written submissions, consultations with non-government stakeholders with expertise in tobacco control, and consultations with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders with an interest in tobacco control.

Written submissions were received from academics, government organisations, non-government organisations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, pharmaceutical and insurance organisations, retail and hotel organisations, individuals, and tobacco industry and associated groups.

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