​New smoke-free laws for playgrounds and covered public transport stops

From Thursday 31 May 2012, World No Tobacco Day, new smoke-free laws came into effect so that:

  • Smoking is banned within 10 metres of children’s playground equipment in a public place.
  • Smoking is banned under covered public transport waiting areas. This includes bus, tram, train and taxi shelters and other areas, used to board or alight from public transport, that are covered by a roof.
  • Local Councils and other incorporated bodies can apply to have an outdoor area or event declared smoke-free.
  • The age that a person can be fined for smoking-related offences has been reduced to 15 years.

Fines for smoking in these areas is ($75 expiation fee, maximum fine $200).

For more information, see or phone the SA Health tobacco information line on 1300 363 703.


There are many playgrounds located throughout the City of Playford. Below is a list of some of

the bigger, newer and more popular playgrounds:


Fremont Park

Fremont Park is one of the City's most beautiful recreation and leisure facilities.

Centrally located near the Elizabeth City Centre, the picturesque park features a large lake with fountain and waterfalls. It also features a rotunda area for band performances and offers two colourful playgrounds to capture any child's adventurous spirit.

The park is also the host venue for many community events including Australia Day, Carols in the Park, School Holiday Programs, Weddings and Birthday Parties.

For more information and to find out what facilities are available, click here.


Stebonheath Park

Home to the "Hammock" and "Huge Spider Web", you'll need lots of time to explore one of Playford's newest parks, Stebonhealth Regional Park. Not only can the kids play and explore, you can enjoy a picnic in the shade and a stroll through the wetlands.

For more information and to find out what facilities are available, click here.


Full Playground List

Playground Listing(651 kb)


If you would like to report a safety concern or other issue at one of our Playgrounds, please log a Customer Service Request or call our Customer Care Centre on 8256 0333.




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