Council's Environmental Health Officer works to promote the health and well-being of our communities through a range of public health services.
Working under various legislative frameworks including the Food Act 1986, the Public Health & Wellbeing Act 2008, Environment Protection Act 1970 and the Code of Practice for Septic Tanks
our Environmental Health Officer aims to minimise the public health risks throughout the Shire
Services provided by our Environmental Health Department include food safety surveillance, immunisation services, sharps disposal, tobacco education and enforcement, regulation of domestic waste water disposal and the investigation of public health nuisance complaints.
Under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 all prescribed accommodation premises must be registered with the relevant Local Government.
Apply to Register or Transfer a Hairdresser, Beauty Salon, Body Piercing or Tattoo Business.
In Victoria, Immunisation services are a function of councils according to the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.
Information about Infectious Disease control
Public Health and Wellbeing Act and EPA regulations about noise, odour and smoke
Council offers a free and confidential Sharps Disposal service
If you have an enquiry regarding registration or regulation of food, accommodation or health businesses, wastewater systems or any other public health related enquiries.
If you are looking at selling or purchasing a registered Food, Health or Accommodation Premises you can request an Inspection of the premises prior to transferring.
Our Council is located at:
5 Lawrence Street
BEAUFORT VIC 3373
Phone: 1300 PYRENEES (1300 797 363)
Fax: (03) 5349 2068
We acknowledge the people past and present of the Wadawurung, Dja Dja Wurrung, Eastern Maar, and Wotjobaluk tribes whose land forms the Pyrenees Shire. We pay our respect to the customs, traditions and stewardship of the land by the elders and people of these tribes on whose land we meet today.