Environmental health

The key role of Environmental Health is to protect and promote the good health of the ACT community through the fostering of safe and healthy environments.

Environmental Health provides information, policy development, monitoring and enforcement in relation to a wide range of public health activities.

These activities include:

For licensing, registration and codes of practice regarding Food Businesses, Boarding Houses, Cooling Towers, Hairdressers, Healthcare Facilities, Infection Control of premises, Swimming and Spa Pools visit Licensing and Registration.

Guide to organising public events in the ACT

Organisers of public events such as fetes and carnivals have wide ranging responsibilities in addition to management of the venue, entertainment or proceedings.

The Office of Regulatory Services, Department of Justice and Community Safety has provided a Guide to organising public events in the ACT (PDF).

Contact us

25 Mulley Street
Holder ACT 2611

Phone: (02) 6205 1700
Facsimile: (02) 6205 1705
Emergency (24 hours): (02) 9962 8612