Should Croydon Town Square be a smoke free zone?

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Consultation has concluded

Artist impression of Croydon Town Square

Community consultation in late 2017 showed 90% support for Ringwood Town Square becoming smoke free. See more about the Ringwood Town Square consultation

Council was seeking feedback on the new Croydon Town Square also becoming a permanent smoke free space when it opens in later 2018.

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Maroondah City Council recently consulted with the community about making Croydon Town Square a smoke-free environment.

Approximately 86% of people said Croydon Town Square should be smoke-free.

The consultation activities included two activations in central Croydon and an online survey that ran for nearly three weeks.

These activities elicited responses from a total of 700 participants, of whom 604 (86.3 percent) expressed support for Croydon Town Square becoming smoke-free when it opens later in 2018.

Report on consultation, August 2018

See the report on the consultation in the document library.

Community consultation in late 2017 showed 90% support for Ringwood Town Square becoming smoke free. See more about the Ringwood Town Square consultation

Council was seeking feedback on the new Croydon Town Square also becoming a permanent smoke free space when it opens in later 2018.

Your say

Maroondah City Council recently consulted with the community about making Croydon Town Square a smoke-free environment.

Approximately 86% of people said Croydon Town Square should be smoke-free.

The consultation activities included two activations in central Croydon and an online survey that ran for nearly three weeks.

These activities elicited responses from a total of 700 participants, of whom 604 (86.3 percent) expressed support for Croydon Town Square becoming smoke-free when it opens later in 2018.

Report on consultation, August 2018

See the report on the consultation in the document library.

Consultation has concluded
  • Croydon Town Square will be smoke free

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    over 1 year ago

    At its meeting on 26 November 2018, Council resolved to make Local Law No. 14 (General Amendment) pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989.

    Local Law No. 14 will come into operation on 1 January 2019.

    This means that smoking will be banned in Ringwood Town Square from 1 January 2019 and in Croydon Town Square once opened in March 2019.

    Council will be working with the community to ensure people are aware of the ban.

    Those found smoking in these areas face a fine of $200 (2 penalty units).

    If you...

    At its meeting on 26 November 2018, Council resolved to make Local Law No. 14 (General Amendment) pursuant to the provisions of the Local Government Act 1989.

    Local Law No. 14 will come into operation on 1 January 2019.

    This means that smoking will be banned in Ringwood Town Square from 1 January 2019 and in Croydon Town Square once opened in March 2019.

    Council will be working with the community to ensure people are aware of the ban.

    Those found smoking in these areas face a fine of $200 (2 penalty units).

    If you need assistance to quit smoking, visit www.quit.org.au or call 13 7848.