Acknowledgments

Editors Michelle Scollo and Margaret Winstanley
Project manager Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh

Chapter authors

Chapter 1 Trends in the prevalence of smoking

3rd Edition 2007

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Vicki White
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2011

  • Daniella Germain and Meghan Zacher
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2015

  • Elizabeth Greenhalgh and Megan Bayly
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 2 Trends in tobacco consumption

3rd Edition 2007 and 4th Edition 2012

  • Michelle Scollo
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 3 The health effects of active smoking

3rd Edition 2007

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2011

  • Section 3.1 Associate Professor Tom Briffa
    School of Population Health, University of Western Australia
  • Section 3.2 Clinical Associate Professor Matthew Peters
    Thoracic Physician and Head of Thoracic Medicine at Concord Hospital
  • Section 3.3 to 3.6, 3.10 to 3.15 and 3.17 & 3.18 Professor Susan Hurley
    Bainbridge Consultants
  • Sections 3.7 & 3.8 and 3.35 Carolyn Ford
    Quit Victoria
  • Sections 3.9, 3.16, 3.19 & 3.20, 3.22, 3.25 to 3.28 and 3.32, 3.33 and  3.36 Bill Bellew
    Bill Bellew Consulting Associates
  • Section 3.21, 3.23 & 3.29 Ms Tessa Letcher
    Quit Victoria
  • Section 3.34 Ms Kate Purcell
  • We are grateful to Dr Andrew Penman, CEO of Cancer Council NSW, for his review of this chapter. Also to Ms Carolyn Ford, Quit Victoria, for her valuable advice and assistance with provision of resources. 

Updated 2015

  • Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh
    Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 4 The health effects of secondhand smoke

3rd Edition 2007 

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2011 

  • Carolyn Ford
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 5 Factors influencing the uptake and prevention of smoking

3rd Edition 2007  

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Lisa Wood
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia

Updated 2011 

  • Tessa Letcher
    Cancer Council Victoria
  • Dr Lisa Wood, consultant
  • Contributions to sections 5.11 and 5.21 by Kate Purcell
    Kate Purcell Consulting
  • Contributions to section 5.26 by Michelle Scollo
    Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2014

  • Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh
    Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 6 Addiction

3rd Edition 2007  

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2011 

  • Wayne Hall and Coral Gartner
    University of Queensland

Chapter 7 Smoking Cessation

3rd Edition 2007   

  • Andrew Ellerman
    Formerly Quit South Australia
  • Carolyn Ford and Suzie Stillman
    Quit Victoria

Updated 2011

  • Suzie Stillman
    Cancer Council Victoria
  • Section 7.19, Suzie Stillman and Fiona Sharkie, Director
    Quit Victoria
  • Section 7.12.7, Cathy Segan
    Quit Victoria
  • Section 7.20, Suzie Stillman and Michelle Scollo
    Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 8 Tobacco use among Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islanders

3rd Edition 2007   

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2011

  • Anke van der Sterren and Debra Knoche
    Centre For Excellence in Indigenous Tobacco Control, The University of Melbourne

Updated 2016

  • Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh
    Cancer Council Victoria
  • We are grateful to Toni Mason, Quit Victoria and Dr Rowena Ivers, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Wollongong for their reviews of previous editions of this chapter; and Anke van der Sterren for her review of the current edition.

Chapter 9 Smoking and social disadvantage

3rd Edition 2007   

  • Michelle Scollo
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Mohammed Siahpush
    Department of Health Promotion, Social and Behavioral Health, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Updated 2011

  • Merryn Pearce
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 10 The tobacco industry in Australian society

3rd Edition 2007   

  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2010

  • Dr. Becky Freeman
    The University of Sydney

Chapter 11 Tobacco advertising and promotion

3rd Edition 2007    

  • Becky Freeman
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
  • Simon Chapman
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

Updated 2010

  • Becky Freeman
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney
  • Assistance in section 11.4 from Indra Haslam and Vicki Tumini
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Assistance in section 11.10 (updated 2012) Michelle Scollo
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2015 and 2016

  • Section 11.9 drafted by Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh (2015)
    Cancer Council Victoria
  • Sections 11.3 and 11.4 updated by Claire Grace (2016)
    Quit Victoria

Chapter 12 The construction and labelling of Australian cigarettes

  • Bill King
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Attachment 12A-1 Health warnings

3rd Edition 2007    

  • Michelle Scollo
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2011

  • Section A12.1 (updated 2012) Michelle Scollo, Kylie Lindorff and Merryn Pearce
    Quit Victoria
  • Sections A12.2 to A12.1.8 Caroline Miller
    Cancer Council South Australia
  • Sections A12.2 to A12.1.8 Michelle Scollo
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Attachment 12A-2 Reduced fire risk (RFR) cigarettes

3rd Edition 2007    

  • Nicole Antonopoulos
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Margaret Winstanley
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2010

  • Vicki Tumini
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Attachment 12A-3 Smokeless tobacco and harm reduction

  • Coral Gartner
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland

Chapter 13 The pricing and taxation of tobacco products in Australia

3rd Edition 2007, 4th Edition 2012, updates 2015     

  • Michelle Scollo
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2015

  • Michelle Scollo and Megan Bayly
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 14 Social marketing and public education campaigns

3rd Edition 2007    

  • Tom Carroll
    Carroll Communications, Social Marketing and Research Consultants; and School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

Updated 2011

  • Trish Cotter
    Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
  • Section 14.4 with Dr. Sarah Durkin
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Contributions on Section 14.2 from Kate Purcell
    Kate Purcell Consulting

Chapter 15 Smokefree environments

3rd Edition 2007     

  • Kathy Barnsley
    Cancer Council of Tasmania; Menzies Research Institute and School of Government, University of Tasmania
  • Becky Freeman
    School of Public Health, The University of Sydney

Updated 2011

  • Vicki Tumini and Michelle Scollo
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Kate Purcell
    Kate Purcell Consulting

Updated 2016

  • Section 15.7 updated by Claire Grace
    Quit Victoria

Chapter 16 Tobacco litigation in Australia

3rd Edition 2007       

  • Jonathan Liberman
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2010

  • Indra Haslam
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Section 16.2 , Section 16.3

3rd Edition 2007       

  • David Ruschena
    University of Melbourne

Updated 2010       

  • Indra Haslam
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Attachment 16.2

3rd Edition 2007       

  • Stefanie Driskell
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2010       

  • Indra Haslam
    Quit Victoria, Cancer Council Victoria

Chapter 17 The economics of tobacco control

3rd Edition 2007       

  • Anita Lal
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Michelle Scollo
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2010       

  • Professor Susan Hurley
    Bainbridge Consultants 

Chapter 18 Potential for harm reduction in tobacco control

Published 2016    

  • Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh and Dr Michelle Scollo
    Cancer Council Victoria
  • InDepth 18A with Dr Coral Gartner
    School of Population Health, The University of Queensland
  • We are grateful to Professor Margaret Hamilton, University of Melbourne and Dr Coral Gartner, University of Queensland for their reviews of this chapter.   

Chapter 19 The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

3rd Edition 2007       

  • Madeleine Heyward
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria
  • Jonathan Liberman
    VicHealth Centre for Tobacco Control, Cancer Council Victoria

Updated 2010       

  • Madeleine Heyward, Consultant

The editors and project manager thank the following individuals who provided expert comment on various chapters in Tobacco in Australia: Facts and Issues (4th Edition):

  • Matthew Allen
  • Ron Borland
  • Carolyn Ford
  • Becky Freeman
  • Coral Gartner
  • Wayne Hall
  • Kylie Lindorff
  • Anne-Marie Perucic
  • Melanie Wakefield
  • Toni Mason

A number of staff from the Cancer Council Victoria advised on the research, writing and publication of this 4th edition. Their good-humoured and tireless support is gratefully acknowledged. Timea Partos and Professor Ron Borland (Nigel Gray Fellow, Cancer Council Victoria) provided data for several chapters. Coral Gartner of the School of Population Health, the University of Queensland also provided additional data for Chapter 9.

Kylie Lindorff, Tobacco Control Policy Manager, Michelle Scollo Senior, Policy Advisor and Fiona Sharkie Executive Director of Quit Victoria initiated planning and obtained funding for the 4th edition of this project. Michelle Scollo managed the writing, review, editing, approval and finalisation of chapters. Merryn Pearce, Policy and Projects Officer Quit Victoria assisted with final production. The writing and production of the 3rd edition was seeded by an initial grant from the National Expert Advisory Committee on Tobacco and subsequently supported by The Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. The 4th edition was funded by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing. The ongoing support of the Department is acknowledged, and in particular the assistance of the Tobacco Control Policy Section.