News made it across the ocean today, that Randwick Council is looking into banning smoking at its beaches, joining the ban at the world-famous Bondi Beach. The vote which is scheduled to happen Tuesday night their time, meaning it has already happened. No word, on the vote yet but if the ban is passed it will take effect on December 1st, 2014 which is the summer in Australia.
Smoking at Bondi Beach has been illegal since 2004 and not one fine has been issued as the law is not enforced.
Randwick is a suburb of Sydney and home to 25,000 residents.
Update 10/29: The law was passed after a vote.