There are strict laws currently in place in Victoria regarding the sale of tobacco products and smoking in public buildings.
The City of Greater Dandenong and other State Government authorities are responsible for enforcing these laws, actioning any reports and issuing infringements where required.
Smoking in outdoor dining or drinking areas
Underage 'music/dance' events
Sale of tobacco to minors
Train stations and transport shelters
Smoking in the workplace
Since July 2007, smoking has been prohibited in enclosed licensed premises.
Since July 2007, smoking is prohibited in outdoor dining or drinking areas where there is a roof in place and walls that cover more that 75% of the total wall area.
For further information visit www.smokefree.org.au
Promotion of tobacco products and the sale of tobacco products at underage 'music/dance' events is now banned.
It is illegal to sell tobacco to minors. Council will investigate all reports of tobacco sales to persons under the age of 18 within the municipality.
To report the illegal sale of tobacco, contact Council.
Smoking is banned in covered areas of train station platforms, tram shelters and bus shelters.
Information on Smoking and Tobacco Legislation can be found on the Victorian Government tobacco reform website.
smoking is now prohibited in most enclosed workplaces whether or not the people working at the workplace are paid or volunteers. There are some exceptions, for details visit www.smokefree.org.au
Quit offers advice and counselling on how to give up smoking. You can call Quit on 137 848 or visit their website.