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Community Health and Safety

Community Health and Safety

Smoking in Public Places

Public Outdoor Areas

Since 7 January 2013, following the amendment to the Smoke-free Environment Act 2000, smoking has been banned in a number of public outdoor areas, including: Within 10 metres...

Commercial Outdoor Dining Areas

Since 6 July 2015, smoking is also banned in commercial outdoor dining areas including: A seated dining area – an area in which seating is provided and in which food tha...

Fact Sheets

A range of fact sheets explaining the new laws are now available: