Due to the new legislation that comes into effect from Thursday 1st September 2016, the club has updated the Smoke and Drug Free Policy.

Smoking and drugs are banned at Sutton Park during all matches, training sessions or events. The ban also applies during any intervals or breaks in play.

The coverage of the ban includes all fields or playing area, the viewing area, public seating at the grounds and any other area reserved for use by the competitors and the officials.  This also includes a 10 metre non-smoking buffer zone from all of these locations.

The Queensland Parliament has passed amendments to the Tobacco and Other Smoking Products Act 1998 that will come into effect from 1 September 2016.  These amendments specifically refer to “organised under-age sporting events which will effect sporting clubs across the state.  The following is taken from https://www.health.qld.gov.au/public-health/topics/atod/tobacco-laws/outdoor/default.asp