The City of Melbourne is committed to protecting our community from the harms of second-hand smoke and aerosol by creating smoke-free and vape-free areas in and around the city.

We’re speaking with local residents, businesses, market traders, building owners, students, tourists and visitors on whether the Queen Victoria Market should become a smoke-free and vape-free area. Find out more below and have your say by 5pm Friday 7 June.

Queen Victoria Market proposal

Learn more about the proposal to make Queen Victoria Market a smoke-free and vape-free area and complete the survey.

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Timeline

  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    The Causeway becomes smoke-free and vape-free following a six-month pilot

    2014

  • Timeline item 2 - complete

    Howey Place, Equitable Place, Block Place, City Square, QV Melbourne and Goldsborough Lane become smoke-free and vape-free following community consultation

    2015

  • Timeline item 3 - complete

    The Tan and Princes Park running track become smoke-free and vape-free following community consultation

    2016

  • Timeline item 4 - complete

    RMIT University Footpaths finding presented to Council and council did not endorse this area to become smoke-free and vape-free

    2017

  • Timeline item 5 - complete

    Fulham Place and Collins Way become smoke-free and vape-free following community consultation

    2018

  • Timeline item 6 - complete

    Bourke Street becomes smoke-free and vape-free following community consultation

    4 October 2019

  • Timeline item 7 - complete

    Market Street Park becomes smoke-free and vape-free following community consultation

    15 September 2020

  • Timeline item 8 - complete

    McKillop Street becomes smoke-free and vape-free following community consultation

    19 October 2021

  • Timeline item 9 - active

    Community consultation on Queen Victoria Marketing becoming smoke-free and vape-free

    Tuesday 7 May to Friday 7 June 2024

  • Timeline item 10 - incomplete

    Consultant report due

    End of June 2024

  • Timeline item 11 - incomplete

    Future Melbourne Committee to consider report

    TBC

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