- Smoking is banned within 10 metres of all playground equipment in outdoor public places.
- There is strong community support for this ban and members of the public are expected to voluntarily comply.
Children’s playground equipment may include an individual piece of equipment or clusters of equipment, such as climbing frames, swings and slides.
The ban also applies to outdoor drinking areas located within 10 metres of outdoor children’s playground equipment.
The following diagram shows an example of where the ban applies:
More information can be found on the Victorian Government's Health website.