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Public & Environmental Health

What we do

Public Health is concerned with the protection and promotion of health and the prevention of illness, injury and disability within the community. Environmental health is a key component of public health and explores the impact of the built and natural environments on the physical, social and psychological well-being of people.

The primary legislative statutes administered by Council for the promotion of public health are the Public Health Act 1997;  the Food Act 2003; and the Environmental Management and Pollution Control Act 1994:

To find out more about specific activities:

Sharon Flugel

Position Planning & Regulatory Services Coordinator
Contact Details Work: 03 64714700
Email: prsc@westcoast.tas.gov.au
11 Sticht Street
PO Box 63
Queenstown TAS 7467