A Smoke-Free Zone or Area is a designated area where smoking is prohibited under the Tobacco Products Regulation Act 1997.
From 14 September 2011, smoking is banned within 10 meters of children’s playground equipment located in a public area.
From 1 July 2016, smoking is banned in public outdoor dining areas at any time that food is being offered. An outdoor dining area means an unenclosed public area in which tables and/or chairs are provided for the purpose of dining either permanently or temporarily.
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From 12 September 2016, smoking is banned in Henley Square. Strong community support was received when Council consulted on declaring Henley Square smoke-free. As a result the State Government passed laws creating Henley Square as a permanent smoke-free area. Signs are placed at the boundary of the smoke-free area and a number of butt bins are installed to allow for the responsible disposal of cigarette butts.
For more information, including discussing the effectiveness of these restrictions, please contact our Customer Contact Centre on 8408 1111.