In this edition:
- EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Mildura Rural City Council – Environmental Health Coordinator Maternity Leave Position
Mildura Rural City Council – Environmental Health Officer
Mildura Rural City Council – Environmental Health Officer (full time, temporary position)
Department of Health & Human Services – Food Safety Project Officer
Please go to www.ehpa.org.au/jobs for more information on any of these positions.
- CLOSING DATE EXTENDED FOR FEEDBACK FOR REVISION OF HEALTH GUIDELINES FOR PERSONAL CARE & BODY ART INDUSTRIES
We would really appreciate your assistance in both completing the survey and promoting it to your relevant networks. The feedback we receive through this survey will help us further refine the revised guidelines and ensure that the information provided is relevant to your industry.
Here’s the link: https://engage.vic.gov.au/health-guidelines-review The closing date has been extended for a further week and will now be open until Friday 15 March 2018.
- DRAFT STATE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION POLICY (Waters)
Don’t miss this opportunity to put in your submission on this important Policy. Submissions close on 19 June 2018. Don’t put it off, put in your submission now! Please go to https://engage.vic.gov.au/seppwaters to have your say.
LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL – EXPOSURE DRAFT
The release of the Exposure Draft of the Local Government Bill marks the fourth and final stage of public consultation on the Local Government Act Review before the Bill enters the Parliament. The Draft Bill seeks to:
provide a better understanding of the role of councils as democratically elected bodies
encourage Victorians to participate more as candidates, voters and citizens in council activities and contribute to council strategic visions and plans
drive more autonomous and outcome focused councils
encourage Councils to embrace innovative and collaborative arrangements that increase organisational efficiency and deliver public value for residents
provide a sound framework for the sector to become more efficient and enterprising in its local governance.
Please go to https://www.yourcouncilyourcommunity.vic.gov.au/exposure-draft to have your say. Submissions close on Friday, 16 March 2018 at 5pm.
- EHPA SYMPOSIUM
The Theme of this year’s Symposium has been chosen by our hard working committee ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH IN A MULTI FACETED WORLD “Learning from the past, planning for the Future, delivering for the Community”
Abstracts are welcome and we would love to hear how you are doing this in your workplace. You can submit your abstract online. Please go to http://symposium.ehpa.org.au/. Abstract Submission closes 30 April 2018
- KEEP UP TO DATE WITH EHPA EVENTS
Have you checked out the Events Page on the EHPA Website lately? If you want to know what events we will be running this year that’s the place to find out. https://ehpa.org.au/events-calendar/
We have a full calendar of events happening starting with the “The Advanced Rural Environmental Health School to be held in Mildura”, 10 & 11 May, 2018. The program for this event will be released in the next couple of weeks so stay tuned.
That’s about it for this week, have a great long Weekend!