Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) are responsible for investigating concerns relating to food businesses within the municipal area.
Common types of concerns:
- Foreign matter found in food
- Poor personal hygiene
- Pest infestations
- Unclean food premises
- Food premise waste storage/refuse
- Poor food storage/handling practices
If you experience or observe any unacceptable practices in any food business located in Hobart please complete the food business complaint form located at the bottom of this page.
I'M ALERT - Education and Hygiene Training
Food handlers are required to have appropriate skills and knowledge to perform their food handling duties. The City of Hobart encourages food handlers within the Hobart municipal area to undertake food education and hygiene training programs.
The City of Hobart and Environmental Health Australia recommend the free online training program, I'M ALERT, that can be accessed using the link below.
I'M ALERT Interactive Online Training Website
Contact the Council's Environmental Health Unit on (03) 6238 2715 for further information.