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SMOKING MANAGEMENT POLICY 

Mount Eliza Soccer Club.

Version One, 2017-2018

1. PURPOSE
This policy outlines our procedures for tobacco and e-cigarette 1 use in club venues and at club
games, special events, functions and other club-related activities. It represents our club’s
commitment to its members, volunteers and visitors, acknowledging the role that sporting clubs and
associations play in building strong and healthy communities.
This policy will help to ensure our club:

2. RATIONALE
Mount Eliza Soccer Club recognises that:

3. GENERAL PRINCIPLES
Smoking restrictions for sporting clubs differ from state to state, and are strengthened regularly. Our club will comply with all relevant state and local government smoking restrictions.  Our club recognises the importance of educating club members, particularly players, of the benefits of implementing a smoking management policy and will provide information to assist this process. In
addition, the club will promote resources for members wishing to quit, including the national Quitline (13 78 48, quitnow.gov.au), where appropriate.
The following policy shall apply to all club members, volunteers and visitors:
1 The term ‘ e-cigarettes’ includes Electronic Non-Nicotine Delivery Systems and Electronic Nicotine Delivery
Systems.

4. SMOKE FREE AREAS
Our club requires the following areas of the club’s pitches, Emil Masden Reserve and Mount Eliza
Secondary College to be smoke free:

Smoke free areas will be signed (where possible) and promoted in club materials. There is no designated smokers area at either venue.

5. PROMOTING THIS POLICY
Our club will promote this policy regularly by:

6. NON-COMPLIANCE
All club committee members will uphold this policy and any non-compliance will be handled
according to the following process:

7. POLICY REVIEW
This policy will be reviewed annually to ensure it remains relevant to club operations and reflects both community expectations and legal requirements.

Club President Club Secretary

ENQUIRIES REGARDING OUR POLICY:
CONTACT: Club Secretary
EMAIL: mesc.secretary@gmail.com










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