** Scheduled maintenance **

The Department of Industry, Science and Resources has scheduled maintenance that will affect this service. From 7:00am to 11:00pm Saturday 20 July 2024 (AEDT). During this time you may experience intermittent disruptions to the service.

Guidelines for Undertaking Public Health Risk Activities - Tasmania


You will need to comply with these guidelines if you intend to undertake activities that involve skin penetration, such as either:

  • tattooing
  • acupuncture
  • ear and body piercing.

These guidelines are designed to prevent unsafe or unhygienic procedures that could affect the health of yourself or your client.

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.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health Services

Contact details

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