Responsible authorities

Source of nuisance

Type

Responsible Authority

Aircraft

Noise

Air Services Australia

Alarm (Intruder)

Noise

Queensland Police Service

Fires

    Commercial and residential

    Exceeding two meters in any direction

Air

 

Gympie Regional Council (Local Laws)

Queensland Fire and Rescue Service or Rural Fire Service

Building works

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Chemical spray drift

    Commercial, industrial and agricultural

    Residential

Air

 

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Gympie Regional Council
(Environmental Health)

Chimneys

    Residential premises

    Factories and large industrial premises

Air

 

Gympie Regional Council (Local Laws)

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection

Church (service/concert)

Noise

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Construction site

    Residential, commercial and industrial

    Subdivision

Any

 

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Gympie Regional Council
(Design Services)

Dust

    Residential and commercial

    Subdivisions

    Trailbikes/off-road vehicles on private

    property

Air

 

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Gympie Regional Council (Design)

Queensland Police Service

Fumes/Odour

    Residential and commercial

    Factories and large industrial premises

Air

 

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection

Machinery (air conditioning/generators/pool pumps/lawn mowers/power tools)

Noise

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Incinerators

    Residential and commercial

    Factories and large industrial premises

Air

 

Gympie Regional Council (Local Laws)

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection

Light

Light

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Megaphones and public address systems

Noise

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Metal working industry

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Motor vehicle workshop

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Music (instruments, radios), alarms, parties, rowdy behaviour

Noise

Queensland Police Service

Open air events (concerts)

Noise

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Plastic manufacturing/fibreglassing

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Power boats

    On land

    On water

Any

 

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection

Poultry farms

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Railways

Any

Queensland Rail

Refrigeration Units

Noise

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Service stations

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Vehicles

    Race track

    Smoky vehicle

    Trailbikes/off-road vehicles/behaviour

    Traffic – main road

 

    Traffic – local road

 

    Commercial and residential premises
(including parking trucks)

Any

 

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Queensland Transport

Queensland Police Service

Dept of Main Roads

(NOTE: this nuisance is exempt)

Gympie Regional Council (Design Services)

(NOTE: this nuisance is exempt)

Queensland Transport/Queensland Police Service

Water pollution

    Discharge to storm water

    Fish/bird kill

    Sewage overflow – council sewer

    Sewage overflow – private system

    Large chemical/oil spill

Water

 

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection

Gympie Regional Council (Water and Sewerage)

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection

Water supply

(Quality and supply issues)

    Town water supply

    Private water supply

Water

 

 

Gympie Regional Council (Infrastructure Services)

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Wooden product manufacturing

Any

Gympie Regional Council (Environmental Health)

Waterways

Leisure boats, power boats, jet skis and other vessels

Any

Dept of Environment and Heritage Protection