Easy guide to the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992

The Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 limits the exposure of the public to messages and images that may persuade them to start or continue smoking.

Page last updated: September 2014

The Department of Health produced a guide to help the public understand the Act. This guide explains, using examples, what is and what is not allowed under the Act. It also explains why there is a ban on tobacco advertising in Australia.

The guide to the Act can be downloaded from this site or a hard copy may be obtained from the Department of Health (phone Tobacco Control Section, 02 6289 5939).

Easy guide to the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 (PDF 1019 KB large file)

Easy guide to the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 (HTML)

You can download the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Act 1992 and the Tobacco Advertising Prohibition Regulations from the ComLaw website.

If you are unable to download the PDF document, please email Drug Strategy at Department of Health.

Page last reviewed: September 2014


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