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Environmental Health

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

Food Safety

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

 

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