What should you do if you think an outdoor smoking ban has been broken?

Please fill out the online reporting form for outdoor smoke free areas such as transport stops or spectator areas of a sports ground.

What should you do if you think a smoking ban at an indoor place has been broken?

Please call your local Public Health Unit.

The Public Health Unit will need:

  • the business name and address
  • what date and time you saw the smoking ban being broken
  • details of what you have seen (for example: smoke-drift occurring in the main building, the smoking area does not have sufficient air flow, smoking is being permitted indoors etc.)

What should you do if you think a tobacco retailing law has been broken?

Please call your local Public Health Unit​.

The Public Health Unit will need:

  • the business name and address
  • what date and time you saw the incident
  • details of what you have seen (for example: incorrect display of signage, sale to a minor, display of tobacco products etc.)

For further information or for any other complaints, please call the Tobacco Information Line on 1800 357 412.

Non-English speaking people can contact the Tobacco Information Line via the translating and interpreting service (TIS) on 13 14 50 to report breaches to the smoking bans and tobacco retailing laws.​​​​​​​​​

Page Updated: Friday 16 June 2017