Groundbreaking decision on smoking laws in Queensland

A new regulation has come into effect to prevent smoking on balconies in Queensland.

New smoking regulations have already come into effect that prevents tenants from smoking on their balconies. Adjudicators in Queensland have found that second-hand smoke is a hazard.  Previous to the new regulation, courts would decide what constituted nuisance smoking. If a person had a complaint with their neighbours smoking, they had very few options to…

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Catherine Duffy is a budding writer with a background in creative writing, English literature and journalism. Her work has been published in newspapers and magazines both locally and internationally. She has a particular interest in regional and community-based news stories. ... more