Food and Health
Public and environmental services are provided on behalf of the City of Campbelltown, City of Burnside, City of Norwood Payneham and St Peters and the Corporation of the Town of Walkerville by:
Eastern Health Authority Inc.
101 Payneham Road, St Peters 5069
PO Box 275 Stepney SA 5069
Chief Executive Officer: Michael Livori
Phone: (08) 8132 3600
Fax: (08) 8132 3623
The Eastern Health Authority Charter has recently been reviewed and as a result, meetings of the Board of Management of the authority will now take place (as a minimum) on the fourth Wednesday of the months of August, October, January, April & June.
- Food Surveillance
- Environmental Health
- Supported Residential Facility Licensing
- Communicable Diseases Investigation
Food surveillance: Food premises are monitored by Environmental Health Officers for compliance with the Food Act and Food Hygiene Regulations.
Food related complaints: Concerns regarding food premises, food safety and food handling may be lodged with the Authority for investigation. Food business proprietors may obtain advice/information from the Authority.
Environmental Health: Environmental Health Officers monitor a wide range of premises and conditions under various legislations but primarily under the Public and Environmental Health Act and Regulations.
Premises routinely monitored:
- Public access swimming pools and spas
- Hairdressing and beauty salons
- Skin penetration premises
- Cooling towers
- Public toilets
- Public buildings
- Boarding houses
Officers of the Authority will investigate and act on complaints regarding the above and also concerns regarding general sanitation and environmental pollution matters, including vermin.
Supported Residential Facilities:
The Authority licences supported residential facilities under the Supported Residential Facilities Act.
Concerns or complaints may be lodged with the Authority. Officers also provide a dispute mediation service.
Communicable Diseases Investigations:
Officers investigate reports of infectious and communicable diseases reported to the Department of Human Services and considered by that Department which require investigation. Officers may contact effected persons for a confidential interview.