Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about:

  • the status, ownership, approval, review and implementation of this version of this document
  • contact details for who can help with enquiries about application and interpretation and
  • a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Because committees and positions can change over time, current information about policy approval pathways should be obtained from   

Smoke Free Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 6th October 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 6th October 2028 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority Chief Executive The noted authority approved this version of the document. The Policy Framework Policy defines the current positions and committees that have authority to approve policies and procedures
Approval Date 6th October 2023 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Policy Implementation Officer Christopher Axton
Director Facilities and Assets
This is the designated subject matter expert and contact person for enquiries relating to content and implementation
Policy Owner Gabriel Solorzano Torres
Executive Director Infrastructure Sustainability and Precincts
This is the member of Executive with responsibility for the document
Enquiries Contact Christopher Axton
Director Facilities and Assets
General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

This is the first document to be published in Melbourne Polytechnic's new Policy Register. It is basically equivalent to the document that was approved and in effect at the time the migration occurred, except for the numbering system and references, which have been updated to align with the new formatting and current requirements.

Clauses Amended:Policy: All

Version History

Edition 2: Melbourne Polytechnic Executive – 23/08/2017 – Smoke Free Policy, updated to reflect the changes in legislation, which came into effect 1st August 2017.

Edition 1: Rob Wood, CEO – 30/07/2015 – New Smoke Free Policy - A/BP/D/7/070. Introduction of the non-smoking policy at all Melbourne Polytechnic campuses.