Overview

The Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations set out the general risk management requirements to address the risk of Legionella being present in water delivery systems within certain types of premises.

Water delivery systems supplying aged care, health services, health service establishments, registered funded agencies, correctional services and commercial vehicle washes are regulated in Victoria to prevent and control outbreaks of legionellosis.

How can you participate?

You can participate by reviewing the relevant documents in the Document Library and completing the short survey below.

If you prefer, you may provide a formal written submission via the upload point on this page.

This consultation will close on 30 September 2019.

Document Library

Please note: The chapter extract below has been separated from the complete regulatory impact statement for ease of access. For information on infringements, consultation, implementation and evaluation please see the complete regulatory impact statement and exposure draft included below.
Chapter 5 - Regulatory Impact Statement - Word
MS Word (385.48 KB)
Chapter 5 - Regulatory Impact Statement - PDF
PDF (427.98 KB)

Survey

Important: Please read the documents contained in the Document Library before answering the survey below.
Q1. Please select the category that best describes your interest:
Q2. When reading the proposed regulations, do you find them easy to understand?
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Q3. When reading the proposed regulations, do you believe they will be easy to implement?
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Q4. Do you think the proposed regulations adequately manage risk to public health?
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Q5. Do you think the proposed regulations will increase costs for the regulated entity?
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Q6. Do you think the proposed regulations will increase time pressures on the regulated entity?
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Q8. Do you think there is information missing from the proposed regulations that we should include?
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