Fitness Industry Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You must comply with this code of practice if you intend supply a fitness service and are not the employee of a fitness centre.

Fitness services include:

  • pre-exercise evaluations
  • individual fitness programs and fitness assessments
  • supervised fitness programs
  • group fitness programs
  • providing fitness equipment at a fitness centre.

The purpose of this code is to ensure that appropriate standards of trading are maintained within the fitness industry to:

  • promote consumer confidence
  • to support and promote the industry
  • to ensure the ethical and professional provision of services to consumers
  • to encourage the community to participate in regular physical fitness activities.

This code does not apply to registered medical practitioners, physiotherapists or competitive sports clubs.

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 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

Act(s) name

Fair Trading (Fitness Industry) Code of Practice 2009 Australian Capital Territory

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

Business and Industry Licensing

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Business and Industry Licensing

Business and Industry Licensing

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Australian Capital Territory
Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 3000
Phone: 13 22 81
Website: Business (Opens in new window)