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Smoking ban on Bayside’s beaches

Thursday, December 19, 2019

The Bayside community has driven the proposal to introduce a smoking ban on Bayside's beaches. Council has responded and intends to introduce a smoking ban which is proposed to apply to the sand areas of all Bayside's beaches;  Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary and surrounds; and the Brighton Dunes.

The smoking ban will help reduce the amount of cigarette butt litter which makes its way from Bayside’s beaches into Port Phillip Bay. Reduced litter in the environment will help protect our important marine environments. It will also the improve the public health and wellbeing of our community and visitors.

You can have your say on the smoking ban and the areas where it is proposed:


Complete the survey on the Smoking ban project page on our website:

In person

Come and chat to us at one of our advertised drop-in sessions. These will take place in January and February 2020. We will promote the sessions on our website, social media platforms and the Bayside Leader.

Make a submission

Email or post a submission to us:

Andrew Biffin
Service and Efficiency Coordinator
Bayside City Council
76 Royal Avenue, Sandringham
PO BOX 27, Sandringham Vic 3191

Consultation will close on Sunday 23 February at 10 pm.

You can read more about the campaign and subscribe to receive email updates on this project by visiting the Smoking ban project page on our website and clicking on the ‘Subscribe’ button