Australian Standard AS 4465: Construction of Premises and Hygienic Production of Poultry Meat for Human Consumption - Western Australia

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an abattoir which processes poultry for human consumption.

This standard sets out requirements for the construction and equipment of all processing premises where poultry are slaughtered for the production of poultry meat for human consumption. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Health
Public Health
Environmental Health Directorate

Act(s) name

Food Act 2008 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Food Regulations 2009 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries, Food Unit
Department of Health
Public Health
Environmental Health Directorate


Operating address:
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address:
PO Box 8172
Perth BC
Western Australia 6849

Phone:

08 93884999

Fax:

08 93828119
foodunit@health.wa.gov.au

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