This factsheet provides general guidance on the smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas and their interaction with smoke-free outdoor dining areas, from 1 August 2017.
More detailed information is available in Smoking restrictions in outdoor drinking areas: a guide for businesses and event organisers.
See also Smoke-free outdoor dining: a guide for businesses and event organisers.
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Reviewed 01 May 2017
Tobacco Control Section
Tobacco Information Line Department of Health & Human Services