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Food businesses

We are responsible for:

  • inspecting food premises to assess areas for cleanliness and food handling practices
  • sampling of local produce for compliance with the Food Standards Code
  • investigating food borne incidents and complaints.

To find out information about hospitality businesses re-opening for Third Step Restrictions please visit Council's COVID-19 Business Support page - Hospitality COVIDSafe re-opening section.

Under the Food Act 1984, you must notify us of your business before you can start trading.

For more information visit the Department of Health Food Safety