1. That a Joint Select Committee be appointed to inquire into and report on
tobacco smoking in New South Wales, and in particular:
(a) the costs and other impacts of smoking,
(b) the effectiveness of strategies to reduce tobacco use,
(c) the effects of smoke-free indoor venues on the initiation and
maintenance of the smoking habit,
(d) factors affecting initiatives for smoke-free indoor areas,
(e) the effectiveness of media, educative, community and medically-based
(f) the adequacy of the budget for smoking control initiatives, and
(g) the Smoke-free Environment Amendment (Motor Vehicle Prohibition)
Bill 2005 introduced by Revd Mr Nile in the Legislative Council.
2. That the committee report by 30 June 2006.
The Parliament of New South Wales acknowledges and respects the traditional lands of all Aboriginal people, and pays respects to all Elders past and present. We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of the land on which the Parliament of New South Wales stands.