Health Services

Public and environmental health services is responsible for the administration of Council's responsibilities as required by various Acts and Regulations which deal with:
  • Public and Environmental Health
  • Food safety and hygiene
  • Environmental protection and pollution prevention.

Public and Environmental Issues

Public and environmental health covers a wide range of activities and conditions that can affect the health of the community. The responsibilities of the division are categorised into three main areas:
  • Health premises inspections
  • Public and environmental health investigations
  • Vector control (headlice, flys, cockroaches, mosquitoes, mice and rats).

Food Safety and Hygiene

Food safety and hygiene covers a wide range of activities and responsibilities involved in the administration of the Food Act 2001, Regulations 2002 and Food Standards. 
The objectives of these activities are to ensure that food offered for sale is fit for human consumption. The main categories in the food surveillance areas are:
  • Food premises inspection
  • Enforcement of food legislation
  • Food business notification advice
  • Food education courses
  • Food complaints investigations
  • Temporary catering advice.
Useful links below:
      EPA Animal Carcass Disposal
      European Wasps
      Food Business Notification
      Food Premises Inspections
      Free Online Food Safety Training
      Health Premises Inspections
      Legionella Control in High Risk Manufactured Water Systems
      Mosquito Control
      Public Health
      Sharps Disposal

Wastewater Systems (septic tanks and treatment plants)
Other Agencies

Contact Us

2a Wasleys Road

PO Box 18

Mallala SA 5502