NSW Introduces Mandatory Monthly Testing for HCC and Legionella from January 2018

Until now, cooling tower owners in NSW were not required to test for Legionella or HCC – which has made the maintenance regime in NSW quite different to other jurisdictions. The majority […]

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NSW Legionella Regulations set to change in 2017

Matthew Carlin, Principal Advisor Health Regulation, within the Health Risk and Regulation Unit, NSW Health presented on the imminent regulatory changes for Legionella Control, at an AIRAH educational event in May. A […]

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Melbourne Legionnaires’ Outbreak – March/April 2017

On 12 April 2017 the Victorian Department of Health released an alert advising that “Five cases of Legionnaires’ disease (Legionella pneumophila, serogroup 1) have been identified in the last fortnight involving individuals […]

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