- News from the Board
- EHPA Membership has just topped the 500 member mark, with members in every state in Australia, we would like to thank every one of you who have supported us and helped us to grow.
- EHPA is running its first workshop outside Victoria. Next Tuesday, EHPA will be running a workshop in Sydney for Environmental Health Practitioners in NSW. This initial workshop will be asking NSW EHO’s what they want and what they need with regards to training in NSW, Ben Lees from the NSW Food Authority will also be presenting the latest Food Information from the Food Authority.
- Lot’s happening in Victoria, too. We have a number of events planned for Victorian EHO’s in the next few months including:
Hume Regional Group Meeting 22 February 2017, Conference room at Wangaratta Performing Arts Centre Cnr Ovens and Ford Streets, Wangaratta. 10.00am start
Food Safety & Security SIG Forum 28 February 2017, Moonee Valley Racecourse
City of Greater Dandenong public health EHO information day – Culturally Diverse Food Traders. 31st March, 2017, Dandenong
Bottled Water Forum, including private water supplies – April/May 2017 (TBC), Vibe, Marysville
Public Health & Wellbeing SIG Forum, 15 June 2017 – Darebin Arts & Entertainment Centre
Emergency Management for Public Health Professionals Course – July/August (TBC)
More information on these events to follow – stay tuned…….
- Employment Opportunities
Unit Manager, Environmental Health, Moreland City Council
Senior Divisional Public Health Officer, DHHS – Footscray
Environmental Health Coordinator, East Gippsland Shire
Casual Environmental Health Officer, East Gippsland Shire
Environmental Health Officer, Shire of Kojonup, WA
Environmental Health Officer, Hobsons Bay City Council
Coordinator Wellington Shire, Sale
Environmental Health Officer, Swan Hill Rural City Council
- AS 1546.3 published
The Australian Standard for testing the performance of domestic sewage treatment systems treating from 1200 to 5000 L/day has been published:
|Publication Number:||AS 1546.3:2017|
|Title:||On-site domestic wastewater treatment units – Part 3: Secondary treatment systems|
|Project Committee:||WS-040 On-site domestic wastewater treatment|
You can purchase it at:
We expect the ‘companion’ document – Miscellaneous Publication MP101 Onsite domestic wastewater treatment—Conformity assessment requirements for AS 1546.3 and AS 1546.4 to be published in a few week’s time.
Our thanks go to Sarah West for providing this information.