After months of planning, a small leave of absense due to the birth of my baby girl, and a lot of hard work I'm proud to say that Australian now has it's very own e-cigarette consumer association! The following is our official blurb: ATACA is made up of everyday Australians who are concerned for the health of Australian smokers and want the issue tackled intelligently with Harm Reduction options and smoking alternatives, not blanket bans and junk science. ATACA supports the availability of low risk tobacco options such as Swedish Snus and electronic cigarettes to dramatically reduce the damage caused both directly and indirectly by tobacco smoking. ATACA is supported by contributions from our members as well as several of Australias electronic cigarette vendors. They may not be able to legally tell you that their products work brilliantly for smoking cessation, but we can. We are currently operating as an unincorporated association, with plans to incorporate sometime over the next 12 months. The current Australian laws regarding the sale and usage of safer alteratives is bordering on the obscene, so it's time to band together and do something about it! "It's Our Lives - It's Our Future" The only way our government will ever listen to us is if we have one thing - raw numbers. So please check out our site and join ATACA today. Together we CAN make a difference! Current discussions include choosing our official logo, and setting up an "Associated Vendor" program. We've had a massive response in just the last week so the decision was made to bring ATACA to the world's largest e-cigarette online community and spread the word even further! There is still a lot of hard work in front of us, so this thread will be regularly updated once decisions are made and new initiatives are begun.