Registration of a Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy or Body Art Business - Northern Territory

Service summary

Persons intending to operate a hairdressing, beauty therapy or body art business must register the business with the Department of Health.

Beauty Therapy is defined as an activity intended to maintain, alter or enhance a person's appearance for payment or reward, other than a cosmetic surgical or medical procedure undertaken by a health practitioner registered under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law. Examples of beauty therapy include: treatment of the face or body, the application of cosmetics, manicure or pedicure, the application of artificial nails, the application of semi-permanent makeup or cosmetic tattooing.

Body Art is defined as an activity intended to permanently decorate or adorn a person's skin or permanently alter a person's appearance other than a surgical or medical procedure. Examples of Body Art include: tattooing, ear piercing, body piercing or body modification.

Guidelines to assist proprietors can be found at http://www.health.nt.gov.au/Environmental_Health/Legislation/index.aspx

It is recommended that prior to operation, plans are submitted to the Environmental Health Office for assessment.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

Annual.

Fees

$74: Hairdressing only (65 revenue units);
$115: All other activities, or in combination with hairdressing (100 revenue units)

2016 - 2017 Revenue unit = $1.15

Administering agency

Department of Health

Act(s) name

Public & Environmental Health Act 2011 (Northern Territory)

Contact details

Administration Officer


Operating address:
2nd Floor
Casuarina Plaza
Casuarina NT 0810
Mailing address:
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811

Toll Free:

1800095646

Phone:

0889227377

Fax:

0889227036
envirohealth@nt.gov.au

Website:

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Environmental Health Officer, Alice Springs


Operating address:
Peter Sitzler Building
67 North Stuart Highway
Alice Springs NT 0871
Mailing address:
PO Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871

Phone:

0889556122

Fax:

0889525927
envirohealth@nt.gov.au

Website:

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Environmental Health Officer, Tennant Creek

Operating address:
Health Development Building
Cnr Schmidt and Windley Streets
Tennant Creek NT 0861
Mailing address:
PO Box 346
Tennant Creek NT 0861

Phone:

0889624302

Fax:

0889624420

Environmental Health Officer, Nhulunbuy

Operating address:
Community Health Centre
Endeavour Square
Nhulunbuy NT 0881
Mailing address:
PO Box 421
Nhulunbuy NT 0881

Phone:

0889870440

Fax:

0889870444

Supporting information

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