ACT Health Care Facilities Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You will need to comply with this code of practice if you intend to operate a public health care facility.

The code has been developed to protect the community from the public health risks associated with the operation and management of health care facilities.

Health care facilities are premises where prescribed medical and dental procedures are carried out, or premises where overnight patient stays are provided prior to or after receiving medical treatment.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources Important
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Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Australian Capital Territory

Regulation(s) name

Public Health Regulation 2000 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Health Directorate

Health Protection Service

Contact details

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