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Victorian Womens Health Atlas

Smoke-free playgrounds and sporting and recreational facilities

Submission by Women’s Health Victoria to the Proposal to introduce smoke-free children’s playgrounds and related recreational areas : public consultation, as part of Victoria’s anti-smoking initiatives. Women’s Health Victoria supports the recommendations relating to the implementation of the proposed ban, including the exclusion of young people from penalties or offences. The submission further recommends that the ban on smoking in public spaces be extended to include outdoor spaces such as beer gardens and alfresco dining areas.

Submitted to: Victoria. Department of Health. Tobacco Reforms. Further information about the consultation process can be found here.

Submission_Smokefree_playgrounds_and_facilities.pdf (18.08KB)

Reference:
Submission: Smoke-free playgrounds, sporting and recreation areas / Women's Health Victoria - Melbourne : Women's Health Victoria, May 2013