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Smoking ban in the City of Brisbane /Queensland

Brisbane is the state capital of Queensland, Australia and is the largest city in the state. The city population
is estimated about 2 million and the third-largest city in Australia. It is located along the Brisbane River on
a flat floodplain between Moreton Bay and the Great Dividing Range in the southeastern Queensland.

(L) Brisbane is faced to the Moreton Bay, north of Gold Coast.
(R) Air view of Brisbane city area. Brisbane river in the center, flow through the city of Brisbane before emptying into Moreton Bay.

A lot of people were flooded into the city of Brisbane, might be because of Sunday. However, person smoking was negligible.
A strong action of tobacco control could affect this scene. Smokers are found only nearby a casino. Future of this country is
bright with the healthy-minded youth.

(L) Museum of Brisbane (R) A fruit shop at the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane, Queensland
(L) Young women walking with naked feet at the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane
(R) Many youngsters are spending their time together. No one is smoking at all.
(L) No-smoking sign at the ticket office at the Brisbane Transit Centres
(M) An information board notifying the total smoking ban in all facilities related with the Brisbane Transit Centres of starting April of 2007
(R) A warning notice of fine $150, that is posted at the Brisbane Transit Centres.

No-smoking sign at the platform of Brisbane Domestic Airport Station, the terminal of Airtrain for the city and Gold Coast
The Airtrain railway company provides the Door-to-Door service to Gold Coast from Brisbane Airports.
However, it takes 90 minutes to the nearest station, Nerang. An express train is not running.
The distance from Nerang to Surfers Paradise is 11 km. It takes about 20 minutes by car.

(L) The sign board of the main entrance of Mercure Hotel Brisbane
The Mercure Hotel has 198 total guest rooms. Of these, 40 rooms ( about 20% of total ) are smoking rooms, which
are located on the floors of 3rd, 8th and 10th floor. All restaurants and bars are smoke-free.
(M) No-smoking sign pasted on the entrance glass of Quay West, a luxury hotel in Brisbane.
(R) Brisbane River and a city highway network

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The ratio of a smoking guest room to the total hotel rooms was calculated,
based on-the-spot investigation.

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許されている。 ブリスベンのMercure Hotel は14階建てであるが、3階、8階(4部屋のみ)と10階の
フロアが喫煙ゲストルームとなっている。全客室198 のうち喫煙ルームは40で、その割合は約20%である。

Australia 2007-2012
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Brisbane casino Brisbane railways Tobacco law in Queensland Western Australia Tasmania
Tobacco sale Plain packaging

Rail Travel in Australia
Adelaide  Brisbane
Australia 2014
Arrival to Australia Canberra Railways in NSW Sydney East coast of New South Wales
Gold Coast Smokng ban in hotels of Canberra and Sydney Smoking ban in hotels of the sea-resort
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The article was written and photographs were taken by Dr. J. Miyamoto in May 2007.
An information was added in October 2014.

New Tobacco Laws/Queensland/Australia

Special Note:
 Two South Kuril and two islands off Hokkaido are the own land of Japan.
 Smoke-free hotels in Japan
 Domestic travel in Japan
 Smoke-free should be the minimum standard for the host city in the Olympic.
 WHO: Smoking should be banned in all public spaces.
 World population: seven billion v.s. Declining birth rate in Japan
 Nobody in the earth can destroy the natural beauty of the land.
 Tax saving's rental housing is mushrooming.

www. smokefree.jpn.com

The way to contact to the writter
Smoke-free rental condominium in Tokyo (PR)
Junhaku Miyamoto: profile

Smoke-free Hotel and Travel

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