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North Coast Area Health Service Aboriginal Environmental Health Program



The purpose of this program is for the New South Wales (NSW) Department of Health, through its North Coast Area Health Service (NCAHS), to work with Aboriginal communities to find and fix environmental health problems.

Many of the Aboriginal communities in the North Coast region are in remote locations and are on separate water and sewer systems to the town supply. Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) from the Public Health Unit at the NCAHS regularly meet with these Aboriginal communities to work out what needs fixing and how.

Past programs and activities run by communities and EHOs together focused on:

Abstract adapted from Mid North Coast Local Health District


Environmental Health Section
Public Health Unit
North Coast Area Health Service
31 Uralba Street
PO Box 498
Lismore NSW 2480
Ph: (02) 6620 7585
Mobile (after hours): 0428 882 805
Fax: (02) 6620 7552


Last updated: 20 April 2017
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