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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.

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    Customer Service Centre

    16 Elizabeth St, Hobart
    Office Hours: Mon–Fri 8.15am–5.15pm
    Telephone (03) 6238 2711
    Email coh@hobartcity.com.au

    Postal address

    Town Hall, Macquarie St
    GPO Box 503
    Hobart Tasmania 7001