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Public health

We deliver a wide range of public health services, including monitoring for noise, air and water quality, smoke and pest control.

Commercial and construction waste

Commercial and construction waste includes excavated material, construction, building and demolition waste and asbestos and contaminated soil.

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Illegal dumping

We’re working with our community to keep our city clean by detecting and preventing the illegal dumping of rubbish on public or private land.

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Stormwater, runoff and drainage

It is important to manage stormwater effectively as it can cause damage to the environment and public health and poses a risk to the safety of our community.

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Water supply and management

We supply our customers year-round with clean, safe drinking water which is fully compliant with the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines and NSW Health requirements.

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Overgrown properties

Help us keep our city healthy, safe and looking beautiful by ensuring your property is well kept.

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On-site Sewage Management (OSSM) Systems

The OSSM Plan and subsequent guidelines outlines Council’s monitoring program to assist property owners to maintain their OSSM system in a satisfactory operating condition.

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When Asbestos is disturbed, it produces a dust that contains asbestos fibres. Fibres breathed into the lungs can cause a range of health problems.

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No one wants to live next door to a noisy neighbour or a construction site. There are things you can do to manage the impact of noise.

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Air quality

We are responsible for complaints about air pollution that relate to industries or facilities and for regulating and managing vegetation burn-offs.

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Contaminated land

Land can be contaminated by solids (including asbestos), liquids, gases or odours that make it unsafe or unsuitable to live or work on.

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Provides the best possible protection against some dangerous diseases both for children and adults. Immunisation not only protects you and your family but others within our community.

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Mosquitoes and arboviruses

We monitor mosquito numbers, test mosquitoes for viruses, and investigate mosquito-borne diseases in our community to control Arbovirus.

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Food and drink

All local businesses that serve food to the public are regulated by Council and the NSW Food Authority.

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Hair and beauty

If your business undertakes personal appearance services to comply with public health laws.

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Public and commercial pools

Our role is to monitor the standard of operations of swimming pools to assist you in providing a safe and hygienic swimming environment for your customers.

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Legionnaires disease and regulated systems

Poorly maintained cooling water systems (cooling towers) and warm water systems may provide ideal conditions for the growth and transmission of Legionella bacteria.

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Fight the Bite!

Mosquitoes are going to be out in force this summer. Mosquitoes can give people serious diseases like Ross River Virus, Barmah Forest Virus and Murray Valley Encephalitis.