Public Health


Often public health and environmental protection go hand in hand.  The Environmental Health Officer investigates situations that have a likelihood of impacting the community in a negative manner.  For example, illegal hazardous substance disposal, insanitary conditions, such as accumulation of domestic waste and many other differing issues liable to affect the health of the community or environment. 

Environment Protection 

Environment Protection Act 1993 provides for the protection of the environment.

Environment Protection Noise Policy 2007


Public and Environmental Health 

South Australian Public Health Act 2011 promotes and provides for the protection of the health of the public of South Australia and to reduce the incidence of preventable illness, injury and disability.

South Australian Public Health (Wastewater) Regulations 2013

South Australian Public Health (General) Regulations 2013

South Australian Public Health (Legionella) Regulations 2013


Local Nuisance and Litter Control 

The Local Nuisance and Litter Control Act 2016 regulates local nuisance and littering.