Public Health > Nuisances & Complaints
Council's Environmental Health Officer investigates a variety of complaints from members of the public.
The types of complaints the Environmental Health Officer can investigate are:
The Environmental Health Officer can only investigate complaints that are or are liable to be a public health risk or where there is non-compliance with legislation.
When a member of the community wishes to express dissatisfaction with a service they should clearly state that they "wish to complain" or "make a complaint".
Preferably, members of the community wishing to make a complaint should do so in writing. This will assist Council in comprehensively responding to your complaint.
To assist Council please provide details of:
Council will also accept and respond to complaints lodged over the telephone or at its offices during normal working hours. Please note that Council cannot deal with complaints under these particular guidelines if made anonymously.
Council values feedback from the community on its performance, including complaints. Council staff will assist you where necessary in lodging your complaint. Please recognise that an immediate response may not be possible and that Council staff may require further detail or clarification from you. At all times, Council staff will treat you in a respectful and professional manner. Please extend the same courtesy to our employees.
Contact Council on 03 5382 9777.