The Department of Health and Human Services protects and improves public health and wellbeing by safeguarding and facilitating safe water use.

Water news

Annual report on drinking water quality in Victoria 2016-17

This annual report summarises Victoria's drinking water quality performance and the department's activities during the 2016-17 reporting period. 

Ministerial Statement of Expectations to increase regulator efficiency and effectiveness

The department was issued with a 2016-17 Ministerial Statement of Expectations. More information, the Ministerial Statement of Expectations, and the department's has provided a response.

Victoria’s aquatic facility regulation review – proposal to improve public health outcomes

The department is seeking your feedback on the proposed aquatic facility regulations as part of the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations sunset review.

The Water Program aims to improve water quality and protect Victorians from waterborne illness.