Council’s Environmental Health Unit consists of trained public health professionals and experienced administrative support staff. The Unit provides a variety of environmental and public health services including health education and the enforcement of relevant State legislation.
The Environmental Health Unit is located at the Council Offices at 1 Merrijig Drive, Torquay Victoria 3228.
Phone: (03) 5261 0600
The Unit manages concerns and requests with regard to food poisoning, poor food handling, hairdressers and beauty establishments, accommodation, swimming pools and spas, nuisance complaints, immunisation, septic tank systems and the registration of food premises, temporary food premises and health premises.
Details regarding registrations, food
safety programs, food complaints, temporary events, safety standards, labelling requirements
Details regarding registrations, regulations, and standards of practice for health premises.
Details regarding noise, smells
and smoke complaints
Details regarding registrations, prescribed accommodation regulations, standards of practice
Details regarding e
mosquitoes, cockatoos, rats and mice.
Details regarding Council's immunisation sessions, national vaccination schedule, school vaccinations,
pre-immunisation checklist, reactions to vaccinations.
Detail regarding private water supplies, and water quality monitoring.
Details regarding head lice, swimming pools,
syringe bins and gastroinestestinal illness.
Details regarding tobacco legislations.
Septic Tank Systems
Details regarding definitions used, types of systems, effluent disposal, setback distances, grey water, maintenance and Council's application process.