Smoke-free public events
Any mass outdoor public event. For the purposes of this paragraph (a), ‘mass’ means one thousand people or more, present for two hours or more, and ‘public event’ includes, but is not limited to, any performance, exhibition, pageant, regatta, sports event, dance and publicly advertised lecture.
Australia Day on the Beach (Kingston)
Seafarers Festival (Bellerive)
Bloomin’ Tulips Festivals (Wynyard)
The Australian Wooden Boat Festival (Hobart)
Australia Day Breakfast (Bellerive)
New Year’s Eve on Royal (Launceston)
Food and Wine Festivals
Autumn Festival (New Norfolk)
Estia Greek Festival (North Hobart)
Eve in the City (Devonport)
The Taste of Tasmania (Hobart)
Taste of Huon (Ranelagh)
Tamar Valley Beer Festival (Launceston)
Tasmanian Fruit & Wine Festival (Bellerive)
Taste the Harvest (Devonport)
Breath of Life (Launceston)
Clarence Jazz Festival
Cygnet Folk Festival
Day on the Green
Summer Music in Tolosa Park
Symphony Under the Stars (Tolosa Park)
Gatherings held to sing Christmas Carols (Carols by Candlelight).
Agricultural Shows, whether independently organised or organised by any of the Affiliated Societies of the Agricultural Show Council of Tasmania.
The Museum of Old and New Art’s Festival of Music and Arts (ie MONA FOMA, MOFO) and Dark Festival of Music and Arts (ie DARK MOFO).
Note: a person who intends to conduct a public event referred to in this notice may apply to the Director of Public Health under section 67I of the Public Health Act 1997 for approval of a designated outdoor smoking area.
Note: the Public Health Act 1997 sets out other smoke-free areas in Tasmania, including enclosed public places (see section 67B).
Resources for Event Organisers
Organisers of events declared smoke-free by the Director of Public Health are required to complete a Smoke Free Management Plan as part of the process for obtaining a Place of Assembly licence which is issued by local councils.
For help completing the Plan, refer to the Smoke Free Public Events: A Guide for Event Organisers
There are no costs associated with the smoke free management component of a Place of Assembly licence application.
Call the Public Health Hotline - Tasmania on 1800 671 738 for further information.