Environmental public health
How the environment can impact people’s health. Includes airborne dust, smoke and air quality, contaminated land and recreational water.
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Environmental public health means the ways the environment can impact people’s health. This includes past, present and potential pollution and waste.
EPA is responsible for environmental public health in Victoria:
Some environmental public health issues EPA deals with include:
EPA also gives advice to environmental health experts, including to councils overseeing the cleanup of premises used as illegal drug labs.
We don’t provide information about human diseases and other health matters. That is the role of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).
Reviewed 8 November 2019