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Public health

Council's Public and Environmental Health Team deals with a variety of matters in our natural and developed environment that can affect the health and wellbeing of the community. Ensuring that activities are undertaken in accordance with current legislation and guidelines, helps to mitigate any harmful effects that may occur.

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NSW Health

NSW Health is responsible for frontline health services. Visit NSW Health for information about hospitals, health statistics and alerts, including updates on COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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Skin penetration

The Public Health Act 2010 requires operators of skin penetration procedures (eg, tattooing, piercing, beauty and other treatments etc) to be registered with Council.

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Asbestos

There are legal and safety requirements for managing, handling and disposing of asbestos.

Smoke-free legislation

Smoke-free legislation

Smoking laws were changed in 2012 making it illegal to smoke in some outdoor spaces and all enclosed public places. Find out more on the NSW Health website.

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Keeping roosters and chickens

Keeping roosters and chickens on your property has many benefits, but it can sometimes cause issues for neighbouring properties.

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Noise complaints

Noise pollution can have a negative impact on the quality of life and may affect the enjoyment of your neighbourhood.

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Air quality

Good air quality is important for the health and wellbeing of residents and visitors to Eurobodalla Shire.

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Public pools and spas

Many businesses in Eurobodalla operate public swimming pools which must be operated in accordance with current legislation.

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Overgrown properties

As a property owner, you have a responsibility to maintain your property in a safe and healthy condition.

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Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes can transmit serious diseases, but there are things you can do to protect yourself and avoid mosquito bites.