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.

Public Aquatic Facilities consultation documents 

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 Sunset Review discussion and options paper and the Water quality guidelines for public aquatic facilities are available for consultation. Copies of these documents are available for review and feedback until Friday 31 August, 2018. For more information, view the consultation documents.