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Smoking at Ipswich Sporting fields...it's not on Sport!

Smoking will soon be officially off-limits at all Ipswich sporting grounds. 
Yesterday, Ipswich City Council advised it will erect signs at sporting grounds across the region...warning players, parents and other patrons that smoking in the area is illegal. 
Health, Security and Community Safety Committee Chair, Councillor Sheila Ireland told the Q.T - amendments to the Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act...affected Council's existing local laws regarding smoke-free public zones. 
One of the new laws stipulates there can be no smoking within 10 metres of playing and viewing areas, during organised under-18 sporting events.
(Image courtesy of www.websites.sportstg.com.au)

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