Emergency Contacts

Environmental health

What we do

The natural and built (where we live) environment can affect your health and wellbeing. This includes: 

  • air quality
  • Per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)
  • water quality
  • Legionella control
  • Public health laboratory
  • food safety
  • radiation protection 
  • tobacco

Contact Public Health

Tasmanian Public Health Hotline

Phone 1800 671 738

Email us

Learn about environmental health in Tasmania

Latest news

Stay heat smart this summer.

Stay heat smart this summer

With unusually hot weather predicted for this summer, Tasmanians are being urged to be heat smart this summer and learn how to keep themselves and others safe.
Tasmanian Department of Health


A health alert for floods and your health from the Department of Health (Tasmania).
Tasmanian Department of Health

Derwent Estuary fish limits

A health alert for Derwent Estuary fish limits and your health from the Department of Health (Tasmania).
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