Smoke Free Policy
Kingston Hawthorn Cricket Club
The KINGSTON HAWTHORN CRICKET CLUB recognises that:
New Victorian legislation (Tobacco Amendment Act 2013) also bans smoking within 10 metres of a sporting venue that is an outdoor public place during underage (U18) competitions, training or practice sessions or any break or interval during these underage activities.
Accordingly, the following policy shall apply to all members, administrators, officials, coaches, players, spectators, visitors and other volunteers and/or or staff of the club.
Smoke Free Areas
The Club requires the following areas to be smoke free:
Smoke free areas will be signed (where possible) and promoted in club materials. A designated smoking permitted area is located to the East of the Walter Galt Reserve Pavilion.
All club committee members will enforce the smoke free policy and any non-compliance will be handled according to the following process:
The club will promote the smoke free policy regularly by:
The club recognises the importance of educating club members, particularly players, of the benefits of implementing a smoke free policy and will endeavour to provide information to assist this process.
This policy will be reviewed annually to ensure it remains relevant to club operations and reflects both community expectations and legal requirements.
John R Noonan
18 May 2017
Next policy review date is: 18/5/2018