Food business licence - Goondiwindi Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if you are a for-profit business that intends to make food or sell unpackaged food by retail. You will also require a food business licence if you are a non-profit organisation that sells meals at a particular place on 12 or more days each financial year.

This licence applies to all locations and food business types, whether you are based in commercial premises, at home or from a vehicle or stall.

If you are going to operate as a mobile food business, you only need one food business licence in one of the local government areas within which you intend to operate. A mobile food business includes:

  • vehicles from which you sell unpackaged food by retail
  • food vending machines
  • water carriers delivering drinking water.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • meet the requirements set out in legislation
  • provide any plans or drawings.

You may also be required to:

  • have an accredited Food Safety Program
  • appoint a Food Safety Supervisor who is available when the business is operating.

It is advised that you talk to your council before applying.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

Depending on the requirements in your licence, you may also be subject to audits at a frequency determined by the council.

Duration

Maximum of three years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $241.50 -
Apply Inspection All $188.50 -
Apply Licence All $295.00 Restoration fee.
Apply Licence All $11.00 Temporary food stall licence fee (1 - 3 days).
Renew Renewal All $32.50 -
Vary Variation All $81.50 -

Additional information

If you intend to operate a water carrier as part of your mobile food business you will need to follow the guidelines outlined in the authorising legislation.

Administering agency

Goondiwindi Regional Council

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Goondiwindi Regional Council

Operating address: Regional Civic Centre
100 Marshall Street
Goondiwindi, Queensland 4390
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 7
Inglewood, Queensland 4387
Phone: 07 4671 7400
Fax: 07 4671 7433
Email: mail@grc.qld.gov.au
Website: Goondiwindi Regional Council (Opens in new window)