Smoking laws in Queensland
Penalties, fines and enforcement
Find out the current penalty rates and how to report a possible breach of the smoking laws.
New smoking reforms
Community feedback has been incorporated into the proposed amendments for new smoking reforms.
Outdoor public areas
Smoking is banned in many public outdoor areas in Queensland, find out what the rules are and how they apply to different areas.
Find out about the rules that apply to smoking in a vehicle.
Eating or drinking venues
Find out about the rules that food and drink businesses must follow.
Smoking product retailing
Find out about the rules that apply to the sale and promotion of smoking products and prohibited items such as ice pipes and bongs.
Find out about the rules for the sale and use of electronic cigarettes.
Smoking is banned at state and non-state schools and early childhood education and care facilities and for 5 metres beyond their boundaries, find out more about the rules and access resources.
Hospitals, healthcare and residential aged care facilities
Smoking is banned at hospitals, health care facilities and residential aged care facilities and for 5 metres beyond their boundaries, find out more about the rules and access resources.
Local government has an important role to play in supporting and creating smoke-free public places.