Department of Health

Smoke-free underage music/dance events guide

The new laws will apply to all underage ‘music/dance’ events held in Victoria from 1 March 2006.

This guide has been prepared for event organisers to help them ensure that their event complies with the new laws.

The key features of the new laws affecting underage ‘music/dance’ events are:

  • Ban on smoking
  • Ban on the sale, display and promotion of tobacco products (including the display of vending machines and tobacco advertisements)
  • Acceptable No Smoking signs must be displayed
  • 'Occupier’ of the event liable if smoking occurs, unless certain circumstances apply.


Research and reports
Date published
31 Aug 2014
9 pages
Update frequency
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Reviewed 27 July 2023

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