Council’s Environmental Health Officers work with local food businesses to ensure these businesses follow the rules surrounding the sale of food. Their duties include:
- food business registration
- inspecting food businesses
- taking food samples
- investigating any complaints regarding food businesses or products
- ensuring all food businesses in the municipality are following their Food Safety Programs and complying with the Food Act 1984.
They also liaise with food proprietors, businesses and the community to guarantee safe food practices are being implemented.