Food business licence - Whitsunday 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:

  • 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.

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 two years

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $536.00

High risk food business. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $436.00

Medium risk food business. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $296.00

Low risk food business. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $296.00

Mobile food and water carrier. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $296.00

Vessel licence. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $221.00

Vessel licence with approved partner. Fees for 2021-22.

Apply Application All $188.00

Market stalls and bars. Fees for 2021-22.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Food licence application (Opens in new window)

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Whitsunday Regional Council

Queensland
Operating address: 67 Herbert Street
Bowen, Queensland 4805
Operating address: Whitsunday Plaza
Shop 23
8 Galbraith Park Road
Cannonvale, Queensland 4802
Operating address: Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets
Collinsville, Queensland 4804
Operating address: 83 - 85 Main Street
Proserpine, Queensland 4800
Mailing address: PO BOX 104
Proserpine, Queensland 4800
Phone: 1300 972 753
Fax: 07 4945 0222
Email: info@whitsundayrc.qld.gov.au
Website: Whitsunday Regional Council (Opens in new window)