How can your story help?

Sharing your story can:

  • help raise awareness about the pitfalls of smoking and the benefits of quitting
  • help others feel less alone on their quitting journey
  • help explain to others how you have managed withdrawals from nicotine, triggers and cravings
  • give others the courage to talk about their smoking and seek help to quit
  • highlight the need for community fundraising events that enable Cancer Council SA to continue investment in research, prevention and support programs.

Who can share their story?

Anyone and everyone; you may be a smoke, have successfully quit smoking, have relapsed and are trying to quit again, or you may be a family member or friend who has support someone to quit.

Every quitting story is unique and has something to offer.

How will your story be used?

Your story may be used in full or short quotes to support a larger story. With your permission your story may appear:

  • in the media and social media
  • on the Cancer Council SA and/or Quitline website
  • in printed materials
  • at events
  • on our success stories page here

Cancer Council SA will always provide support and assistance with media opportunities.

Always with your approval

You can choose how to share your story. We will always contact you before we use your story in any way to make sure you are comfortable with what is shared and how.

To view our Privacy Policy click here. You may opt out of sharing your story at any time.

If you have any questions or would like to share your story, please call 08 8291 4119 or fill in your details below.


Please complete and send in the short questionnaire below and one of our team will contact you to discuss your story and how you may like to share it.
  • Complete at least one of the following:
  • You could include brief details of cancer diagnosis and treatment, details about you and about how you handled your experience. Your story telling can be very serious or easy going or light hearted.
  • Your privacy is as important to Cancer Council SA as it is to you. That's why any personal information you give us will be treated with respect and in strict confidence. Personal information is collected to process donations, issue tax receipts and to send you updates. We may disclose your information to agents, contractors and third parties who provide services to us, and in doing so we take reasonable steps to ensure any information held by our service providers is protected. A full copy of our Privacy Policy is at with details about how you can access and correct your personal information and how we handle any privacy complaints. Or call us on 1300 65 65 85 for more details about our commitment to your privacy.
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