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Food business licence - Whitsunday Regional Council - Queensland

Description

You will need this licence if your business:

  • manufactures food (making food by combining ingredients)
  • sells unpackaged food by retail (for example, cafe, restaurant or takeaway food shop)
  • is a non-profit organisation and sells, on at least 12 days each financial year, meals prepared by your organisation at a particular place.

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 to operate anywhere across the state. 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:

  • appoint a Food Safety Supervisor who is available when the business is operating
  • meet the requirements set out in legislation
  • provide any plans or drawings.

You may also be required to have an accredited Food Safety Program.

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

Duration

Maximum of two years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $566.00

High risk food business. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $461.00

Medium risk food business. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $313.00

Low risk food business. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $313.00

Mobile food and water carrier (two year licence). Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $313.00

Vessel licence (two years). Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $233.00

Vessel licence with approved partner (two year licence). Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All $202.00

Market stalls and bars. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Additional fees may apply, please contact your council for information on fees to be submitted.

Apply Application All $78.00

Licence for one only activity related to Flea Market stall and other functions (food only). Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $288.00

Health inspection of premises and compliance report. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $145.00

Additional inspections (per hour - minimum 1 hour). Fees for 2023-24

Comply Inspection All $322.00

Re-inspection. Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Whitsunday Regional Council

Contact details

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