Active involvement by local authorities in environmental and public health issues has achieved massive improvements in the quality of life and longevity of most Australians.
The duties and powers of the local authorities Environmental Health Unit are widespread and involve dealing with infectious diseases, water sampling, food sampling, food inspections, sewerage septic tank and effluent disposal and pest control.
The Unit's role is to measure and control environmental factors relating to human health, by planning the necessary monitoring, surveillance and inspection programs throughout the Shire and to enforce them whenever necessary.
Mosquito Control Fogging:
Please be advised that the Shire of Wongan-Ballidu intend to conduct Mosquito Control Fogging within the Wongan Hills townsite on Monday 14 November 2016 and Friday 18 November 2016, weather conditions permitting.
A number of Fact Sheets are provided for the community's information: