Scientific services, analysis and advice

The Public and Environmental Health team play a critical role in the government's response to epidemics, civil emergencies and public health threats.

Public and Environmental Health consist of:

  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Radiation and nuclear sciences
  • Microbiology
  • Virology.

Our highly trained staff can provide tailored method development, project testing programs, custom scoping and analysis, and consultancy services.


Food and beverage testing

We play an integral role in keeping food safe for Queenslanders.

Food and beverage testing

Water testing

Our public health laboratories conduct radiological, chemical and microbial tests on water samples to ensure that they are safe.

Water testing

Environmental testing and consultancy

Our laboratories identify chemicals and radiation in environmental samples to ensure the safety of our food, water, soil, air and workplaces.

Environmental testing and consultancy

Disease investigation and analysis

We provide state-wide analysis and surveillance services to protect Queenslanders against diseases.

Disease investigation and analysis

Workplace testing

Our laboratories provide a comprehensive range of testing services in suspected cases of 'sick buildings' and workplace chemical exposure.

Workplace testing

Complaints

If you have issues or concerns about the quality of food, water or your environment, please contact the relevant authority.

More about complaints