Council is responsible for regulating certain public health risks.
A public health risk is something that is likely to be harmful to human health or contribute to disease in humans, including rats, mice and mosquitoes.
This may also include things like waste, water, dead or living animals and harmful substances in the environment.
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.
For further information on the potable water requirements governed by the Environmental Health and Regulatory Services Unit, please contact (07) 4099 9444.