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EHPA News 31 July 2020

In this issue: Presidents Message  On behalf of the Board our thoughts are with you as we all continue to work and live thorough these challenging times. I would like to acknowledge all Environmental Health Practitioner’s efforts whether it’s continuing to deliver important ongoing public health services or working on the response to this pandemic…


EHPA President’s Message 24 April 2020

I hope this message finds you well and on behalf of the EHPA Board our thoughts are with you in these difficult times. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the situation that many individuals and councils now find themselves in, the EHPA Board resolved to waive 6 months of the upcoming 2020/21 membership fees.…


EHPA News 3 April 2020

Dear member  Presidents Message A huge shout out to all the EHOs working extremely hard and doing great work for our communities during this crisis. I have had some amazing feedback from people about the powerful and moving poem about EHOs by Samantha Crowe at Greater Shepparton City Council. I haven’t seen anything that quite…


EHPA News & Events 27 March 2020

Dear member How things have changed since we came back from the Christmas break, I think everyone is a bit shell shocked at the speed this pandemic has progressed and it’s still got a long way to go.  There is not one Australian out there who is not impacted in some way, the way we…


Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease declared a pandemic

Dear Members, Illustration of the ultrastructure of the Covid-19 virusCDC/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY As we enter uncertain times with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, our profession will be relied upon more than we have ever experienced before. EHPA continues to closely monitor the situation based on the advice of…


EHPA news and Events 6 March 2020

Dear member In this edition: Employment Opportunities Manningham City Council – Team Leader, Environmental Health City of Greater Dandenong – Environmental Health Officer Kernow Environmental Health & Immunisation – Environmental Health Officer For more information on any of these positions please go to 1. 2020 EHPA Food Forum Registrations for the 2020 EHPA Food…


EHPA News and Events 26 November 2019

In this edition: Message from our new EHPA President I am very humbled and  honoured to serve as President and congratulate other fellow Board Directors on their appointments, particularly Melissa Wilson as Vice President and Shannon McKiernan as Treasurer. I am really excited to be working closely with my fellow Board Directors who are all…


6 Skin Penetration and Infection Control Workshops!

EHPA is proud to announce SIX (yes, you read that correctly) Skin Penetration and Infection Control Workshops! Traralgon 12 March 2019 Quality Inn and Suites Traralgon 5601 Princes Highway Traralgon, 3844 12/03/2019 8:30 AM to 12/03/2019 4:00 PM (AEDT) Register Online Melbourne 13 March 2019 The Angliss Conference Centre 555 La Trobe Street Melbourne, 3000 13/03/2019…


EHPA News & Events 21 September 2018

What’s happening this week: Employment Opportunities Bass Coast Shire Council – Senior Environmental Health Officer City of Greater Bendigo – Environmental Health Officer City of Port Phillip – Environmental Health Officer For more information on any of these positions please go to Census of Environmental Health Practitioners The Department of Health and Human Services…


EHPA News and Events 31 August 2018

In this issue: Employment Opportunities Health Protection officer – City of Darebin Environmental Health Officer – Maroondah City Council Environment & Health Specialist (or Officer) – Dubbo Regional Council Environment & Health services Team Leader – Dubbo Regional Council For more information on any of these position, please go to EHO’s in Emergencies Forum…


Seeking Participants for a Project Exploring Cryptosporidiosis

Investigating Environmental Health Officers’ perceptions of barriers and enablers to Cryptosporidiosis prevention in aquatic facilities Researchers at Swinburne University of Technology are seeking participants for a project exploring Cryptosporidiosis prevention in aquatic facilities. If you are an environmental health officer currently employed at a Victorian council and have a role in inspecting aquatic facilities and…


EHPA News and Events 15 June 2018

In this eNews: Employment Opportunities Environmental Health Officer,  Mildura Rural City Council Environmental Health Officer, Kernow Environmental Services – Shires of Mitchell & Strathbogie Please go to for more information on these positions.      2.  Congratulations to Bob Handby,  OFFICER (AO) IN THE GENERAL DIVISION OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA Long time EHPA…


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