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Eastwood Plaza No Smoking Zone Trial

Consultation closed on 31 December 2015
Council is currently trialling Eastwood Plaza as a Smoke Free Zone for 6 months from 1 July 2015.  This trial will benefit both residents and visitors to Eastwood, making the Plaza a cleaner, healthier place to visit.

The City of Ryde was an early adopter of State Government policies to address the adverse impacts of smoking. The Smoke Free Zone trial at Eastwood Plaza continues Council’s efforts to respond to its community by improving health and well-being. To provide your feedback on the Smoke Free Zone trial in Eastwood Plaza, click on the 'Have Your Say' tab below. 
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Have Your Say is now open

Published on 1 July 2015

Council encourages residents and visitors to 'Have Your Say' on the trial in Eastwood Plaza during the 6 month trial period.

Council Resolution 23 June 2015

Published on 24 June 2015

At its meeting 23 June 2015, Council resolved:

'(a) That Council endorse the implementation of Eastwood Plaza as a ‘Smoke Free Zone’ on a six month trial basis, to commence 1 July 2015 (or as soon as practicable).

(b) That Council implement a community awareness program (focused on Eastwood) to support this trial.

c) That following the six month trial, Council receives a subsequent report detailing the results of the trial.

d) That Council complete construction of the Safety warning signs at Eastwood Reserve.'

Survey is now closed

Published on 14 March 2015

The Eastwood Plaza 'No Smoking Zone' survey was opened 24 February 2014.

Survey closed 13 March 2015.

Council Resolution 14 October 2014

Published on 15 October 2014

At its meeting 14 October 2014, Council Resolved:

'In light of a petition received from 240 regular users of the Eastwood Plaza, Council consults with the Eastwood community and local businesses with a view to create a Smoke Free Zone in the Plaza area between appropriate hours, in order to minimise users and school children being exposed to harmful effects of passive smoking. The outcome of the consultation and recommendations are to be reported to the Council meeting.'

Have Your Say

Submissions can be made online, by e-mail or post.

Written submissions must be clearly marked as ‘Eastwood Plaza No Smoking Trial'. They can be sent to:

Online Submission

    Eastwood Plaza Smoke Free Zone Trial

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