Public health

Public health risks can impact on the general health and wellbeing of our community.

Council only has jurisdiction to act on certain public health risk issues and shares the responsibility with other government bodies.

Please refer to the information below for the authorities on various public health risk types.

Public health risk issue Contact for further information

Asbestos

Occuring at a workplace

Occuring at a non-workplace

 

Local Workplace Health and Safety office

Fraser Coast Regional Council

Drinking water

Residential or some commercial land 

Fraser Coast Regional Council 

Lead-based paint

Occuring at a workplace

Occuring at non-workplace 

 

Local Workplace Health and Safety office

Local Queensland Health office

Mosquitoes

Breeding on Council, residential and some commercial land

Fraser Coast Regional Council  

Rats and mice

Harbouring on Council, residential and some commercial land 

Fraser Coast Regional Council 

Waste

Accummulation or deposit on residential and some commercial land 

Fraser Coast Regional Council  

Water

Waste water and sewage on residential and some commercial land 

Fraser Coast Regional Council  

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Contact us

For more information on public health risks, please contact Council on 1300 79 49 29.