The Environmental Health Team promotes the good health and well being of residents through a range of public health programs.
The Team is responsible for the prevention of infectious disease and the minimisation of public health risks throughout the Shire. This includes food safety surveillance, domestic wastewater disposal, resolution of public health nuisance complaints, and investigation of infectious disease outbreaks.
Environmental Nuisance Complaints
Agricultural spray drift, waste water discharge, residential noise, scare guns, frost fans etc
Registering a new food business, purchasing existing food business, food safety requirements, food safety programs, supervisor requirements, food safety for residents and at events and festivals.
Public Health and Wellbeing Act and Regulations for Businesses
Public Health premises eg. hairdressing, tattooists, beauty therapy, hotel and motel accommodation etc.
Infectious Disease Control
Monitoring water quality in public swimming pools and investigating incidences of infectious disease.
Tobacco Act Enforcement
Smoke free dining, sale of tobacco, sales to minors, smoking in shopping centres, gaming and licensed venues and new tobacco laws.
Septic Tank System Management
Installing new septic tank systems and investigating the operation of septic tank systems without permits