Public Health Short Course




8:30am to 4:30pm - over two days 

Course Overview:
The South Australian Public Health Act 2011 has been in full operation for two years, and this is a great opportunity for graduate Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) see how local Councils are using the legislation, with the use of real life examples.
Graduate EHOs (including anyone who is yet to attend a Public Health Short Course) and those who have recently moved to SA from interstate are encouraged to attend the course to develop a consistent approach to the administration of the South Australian Public Health Act 2011.
Held over two consecutive days, the Public Health Short Course will provide participants with a working knowledge of:
- The objects and principles of the Act
- Powers of Authorised Officers
- Investigation techniques and evidence collection
- When to use alternative legislation to the Public Health Act 2011
- Case studies - EHOs presenting on their experiences with a breach of the Regulations or General Duty risk assessment
- Severe domestic squalor
- Determining what is reasonable for the purpose of s56(1), general duty and regard to be had before issuing a notice to secure compliance with the general duty, s92
- Serving of Section 92 Notices and Emergency Notices
- Public Health Regulations, Policies and Guidelines
- Regional Public Health Planning
- Health Impact Assessment

A range of specialist presenters will deliver this course including public health professionals, university lecturers and lawyers experienced in the administration of public health legislation in Local Government, as well as EHOs presenting case studies.