Health businesses include hairdressing, beauty parlours, tattooing, ear-piercing and colonic irrigation. These businesses, and any others involving penetration of the skin, must be registered with Central Goldfields Environmental Health under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.
If you are opening, buying or selling a health premises you will require one of the following permits.
Submit Plans for a Health Premises (pdf 43kb)
Transfer a Health Premises (pdf 43kb)
Register a Health Premises (pdf 41kb)
Please note permits may also be required from the Planning and Building Departments depending on the type of business and changes you may be making. Please ensure that all appropriate permits have been sought prior to making application.
It is recommended that prior to trading you ensure you are aware of your obligations and responsibilities. Please view the Personal Care and Body Art Guidelines. These guidelines are a great resource and help businesses comply with the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 by providing information on infection control. The guidelines are designed around a risk management approach.