If you are not connected to a reticulated water supply and utilise an alternative source such as rain water, creek, bore water, you may be obligated to manage your water supply to ensure it is safe and potable.
About 1 in 3 Australian homes contain asbestos in some form or another. Asbestos related cancer is currently incurable so it is vital to safely manage asbestos-containing products.
Vector & Vermin Control
Council often receives enquiries and complaints about vermin, including rats and mice and also deals with vectors which are animals such as mosquitoes that carry bacteria, parasites, viruses or other micro-organisms hazardous to human health.
Dengue Fever Facts
At present, the only method to control or prevent the transmission of dengue virus is to combat vector mosquitoes.
Overgrown Allotments (Vacant Lands)
A property can be considered overgrown if the vegetation can afford shelter or attraction for vermin or is generally unsightly.
Any suspected unregistered or abandoned vehicle parked on the side of a Council-controlled road or within Council land may be issued with a Notice under the Transportation Operations (Road Use Management) Act (1995).
Frequently Asked Questions
How to obtain an approval, how long does it take, how to do a land record search, do you need a permit to hold a sausage sizzle and can you sell food made from home at the shops, market or fete.