Department of Health

Environmental health in the community

Since 2016 EPA Victoria has been responsible for the past, present and potential future impacts on public health from pollution and waste. This includes contaminated land, fire retardants, mercury in fish (recreational fishing), dust, noise and smoke. For further information refer to EPA’s website about environmental public health. 

Reviewed 29 November 2022

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Contact details

Environmental Health Policy and Risk Management Unit

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