WHS Legislation QLD - Smoking - New smoking laws passed

The QLD Government has passed new smoking laws, reducing smoking areas and tobacco sales. The new laws will ban smoking at children’s organised sporting events, childhood education centres, residential aged care facilities, and all outdoor pedestrian malls. The smoke-free buffer will also be increased to 5 m away from entrances of all government, commercial and non-residential buildings. The new laws will come into effect on 1 September 2016. More