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Gold Coast Public Health

Public health incident management

We are part of a multi-agency response during disasters and events.

Major public health incidents may arise from natural disasters, disease outbreaks, criminal acts, bioterrorism and environmental or food contamination.

What we do

  • Prepare for public health events and mass gatherings through local, state and national disaster management 
  • Contribute to Gold Coast Emergency Incident Response Planning
  • Lead responses to local public health incidents and events 
  • Participate in state incident event management as necessary
  • Provide expert advice and partner with government, non-government agencies and the public regarding public health risks during events
  • Provide public health messages through fact sheets and media
  • Help other jurisdictions respond to public health events.
  • Prepare for major mass gatherings such 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
     

Last updated 8 Feb 2017