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
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
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
Our laboratories provide a comprehensive range of testing services in suspected cases of 'sick buildings' and workplace chemical exposure.Workplace testing
If you have issues or concerns about the quality of food, water or your environment, please contact the relevant authority.More about complaints