Smoke free Ringwood Town Square

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Consultation has concluded

Council surveyed the community to gauge public opinion on whether Ringwood Town Square should become a permanent smoke free zone.

Council is currently drafting a Local Law to ban smoking in Ringwood Town Square. The draft Local Law will be available for public consultation in the coming months.

On 1 August 2017, the Victorian Government introduced new laws that ban smoking in outdoor dining areas. This means that smoking is now not allowed in outdoor dining areas at Ringwood Town Square.

See more more information on the Victorian Government Smoking Reforms.

Council surveyed the community to gauge public opinion on whether Ringwood Town Square should become a permanent smoke free zone.

Council is currently drafting a Local Law to ban smoking in Ringwood Town Square. The draft Local Law will be available for public consultation in the coming months.

On 1 August 2017, the Victorian Government introduced new laws that ban smoking in outdoor dining areas. This means that smoking is now not allowed in outdoor dining areas at Ringwood Town Square.

See more more information on the Victorian Government Smoking Reforms.

Consultation has concluded
  • A smoke free Ringwood Town Square

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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.