City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Health Services

Planning Projects

Noise Pollution

The City's Health Services has a team of authorised Noise Officers that can assist with enquiries about noise disturbances, and when necessary, will investigate complaints.

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Mosquito Management

This ALERT is to be used as a guide to gauge your activities. Low population numbers does not indicate low risk of acquiring a mosquito borne virus, IT ONLY TAKES ONE.

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pests and animals

Pests and Animals

The City keeps tabs on the many aspects of keeping certain animals, and the control of pests found in Cockburn. 

This ranges from the keeping of Poultry, Bees, and the control of pests, like Rats, Wasps and Portuguese Millipedes.

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decommissioning septic tanks

Effluent Disposal

We assess applications for on-site effluent disposal systems,  which may include both combined effluent disposal systems at premises where sewer is not available, and also grey water re-use systems, which may be installed in either sewered or unsewered areas.

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Inspection - safe food

Safe Food

We work with local food businesses and community groups of every type who produce food for sale, to ensure compliance with current food legislation.

Safe Food

Consumers & Safe Food

Temporaory Food applications

Safe Water

We monitor a number of water supplies within the district, in order to ensure compliance with the relevant legislation and guidelines.


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Inspection - safe food

Sausage Sizzles & Temporary Food Premises
(Community & Charitable Groups)

Community Groups, who run temporary food stalls, must comply with some minimum stall requirements and have temporary facilities to ensure good hygiene of food handlers on the day.

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Temporaory Food applications

Setting up your Food Business

Information on the food laws, setting up a new food business, safe food handling and training sessions. 

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industrial premises

Industrial Premises

With climate change and the environment becoming an area of increasing concern, a new industrial premises program has been launched by the City to guide local industry towards more sustainable and environmentally friendly practices.

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Public Events

Contact us for assistance in compiling your Public Event application. You must gain a Health Approval in order to hold an event in the City.

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Planning Projects


Are you thinking of removing an old asbestos roof or fence? 

View information on identifying asbestos cement products and the special precautions that should be undertaken when handling asbestos.

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smoke stack, pollution


Health Services is actively involved in a number of programs that aim to control pollution within the district, so that environmental standards are maintained and can be enhanced.

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Still need further information?

If you still have questions or need further information, you can email or phone us on the following

You can also fill out our Customer/Info Request  form, for a quick and easy method to request help.


Helpful Health Services Links 


helpful web links

We hope the following links will provide further information for Health Services information.

  • Fair Air website
  • Food Standards Australia New Zealand
  • Food Safety Information Council
  • Heart Foundation
  • Immunisation Services/Clinics 
  • State Law Publisher
  • Tenants Advice Service
  • Water Corporation 
  • Worksafe
  • Disclaimer: The information contained on the Health Services web page is intended as a guide only and should not be used for legal purposes. Should you require further information or clarification please refer to specific legislation or contact Health Services on 9411 3444.

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