Health & safety

Councils deliver a wide range of public health services, and prepare Public Health and Wellbeing Plans for their communities.

Councils also provide statutory services required under various State laws including the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 and the Food Act 1984.

Services may include:

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Councils ensure the health and safety of communities by…

  • Registering more than 73,000 fixed and mobile food businesses
  • Conducting more than 12,000 tobacco education and enforcement visits
  • Spending more than $50 million on public street lighting.