Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Smoke-Free University Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 3rd November 2024 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 13th December 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Officer Darren Smith
Senior Manager, Wellbeing, Health and Safety
The position responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of a policy document and its review.
Responsible Executive Adam Malouf
Chief Operating Officer and Vice-President Operations
The position with overarching responsibility for ensuring implementation of, and compliance with, the policy document.
Enquiries Contact People and Culture Division
+61 2 4221 5902
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in the University's new Policy Library. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Version Control and Change History

Date Effective - Approved By - Amendment

1 - 8 May 1998 - Administrative Committee - First version Smoke-Free Environment Policy.

2 - 21 May 2001 - Administrative Committee - Revised policy.

3 - 24 July 2007 - Administrative Committee - Revised for currency and formatting.

4 - 6 May 2009 - Vice-Principal (Administration) - Migrated to UOW Policy Template as per Policy Directory Refresh.

5 - 3 September 2013 - Finance and Resources Committee - Scheduled review. Addition of definitions for workers, WHS legislation update, increased prohibited areas as per requirement of new legislation.

6 - 22 April 2016 - Council - Change to Smoke-Free University Policy prohibiting smoking at UOW.

7 - 3 November 2021 - Chief Operating Officer - Manager, WHS reviewed policy. No changes required.