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Submitting quarterly reports

From 1 February 2017, public hospitals with inpatients, public residential aged care facilities, and private health facilities licensed under the Private Health Facilities Act 1999 are required to submit quarterly reports, summarising the results of tests taken for Legionella in accordance with the facility’s water risk management plan.

The person in charge of the facility must submit the report by:

Private residential aged care facilities are not yet required to submit quarterly reports to the Department of Health.

The person in charge of the facility must submit the report within 30 business days from the end of the reporting period. Please see the table below for respective future submission dates.

QuarterQuarter periodSubmission date for quarterly report
Q3 - 20171 July - 30 September13 November 2017
Q4 - 20171 October - 31 December13 February 2018
Q1 - 20181 January - 31 March16 May 2018
Q2 - 20181 April - 30 June10 August 2018
Q3 - 20181 July - 30 September12 November 2018
Q4 - 20181 October - 31 December13 February 2019

Last updated: 20 September 2017