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- What can I do about neighbours smoking?
- Can I smoke on my balcony?
- How do I stop smoke drift from entering my apartment?
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NSW: How to Stop Cigarette Smoke From Entering Your Apartment
Karen Stiles, OCN and Brenton Pittman, Applicant in the Pittman v Newport  NSWCATCD 173 case
QLD: Why is now a really good time to introduce a ‘No Smoking’ bylaw
Chris Irons, Strata Solve + Will Marquand, Tower Body Corporate
This article contains Q&As that are all about smoking in strata in Queensland. Can you have a no smoking bylaw? Can you ban a resident from smoking on their balcony or in common areas?….and many more QLD smoking questions and answers.
Tim Graham, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
The absence of a specific Model Rule regarding strata smoking – on common property or within lots – creates uncertainty for both occupants and owners corporations seeking to rely on the Model Rules to prevent smoke infiltration.
ESM Strata Team
Question: I can’t have my doors or windows open because of my neighbour who smokes. What are my rights?
Most Recent Strata Smoking Articles
- NSW: Can you Ban Smoking without a By-law? - Is it possible to stop people smoking in a strata building without a by-law that bans smoking? And if it is possible to stop smoking without a by-law, is it still necessary or desirable to have a by-law that bans or restricts smoking and, if so, why?
- NSW: Smoking in Strata Schemes – Continued Good News for Non-Smokers - In more good news for non-smokers, NCAT recently made orders preventing lot owners from smoking on the balcony of their lot or anywhere within their lot that would cause smoke, fumes or odour from the tobacco to drift into another lot.
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