Tobacco Products Control Act 2006

The role of the Western Australian Tobacco Products Control Act 2006 (external site) is described in the Purposes of the Act (Section 3):

(a) to reduce the incidence of illness and death related to the use of tobacco products by:

  1. prohibiting the supply of tobacco products and smoking implements to young persons 
  2. discouraging the use of tobacco products 
  3. restricting the promotion of tobacco products and smoking generally 
  4. reducing the exposure of people to tobacco smoke from tobacco products that are smoked by other people. 

What provisions are in the Act? 

The Act contains provisions on:

  • the sale and supply of tobacco products (including vending machines) 
  • tobacco advertising and promotion 
  • licensing sellers of tobacco products  
  • investigations 
  • enforcement 
  • smoking in public places 
  • review of the Tobacco Products Control Act 2006.

Review of the Tobacco Products Control Act 2006

The final report on the review of the WA Tobacco Products Control Act 2006 was tabled before each House of Parliament on 27 September 2012.

More information

Tobacco Control Branch
Telephone: 1300 784 892
Email: tcb@health.wa.gov.au
Postal address (general): 
PO Box 8172
Perth Business Centre 6849

Last reviewed: 19-02-2020
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Tobacco Control Branch