Licence to Carry Out a Public Health Risk Activity - Tasmania


You will require this licence if you intend to undertake any activity that involves a public health risk, such as:

  • Skin penetration procedures (for example acupuncture procedures, tattooing, body or ear piercing); and
  • Any other activities which may result in the transmission of disease.

This licence applies to the operator of this type of business. A separate licence is required for the registration of the premises upon which the activity will be conducted. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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 your application must be:

  • In an approved form;
  • Lodged with the relevant Council; and
  • Accompanied by the relevant fees.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


Not longer than 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.


Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Licence to Carry Out Public Health Risk Activity - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Public Health Act 1997 TAS

Administering agency

Central Highlands Council

Contact details

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

Development and Environmental Services

Central Highlands Council

Operating address: 19 Alexander Street
Bothwell, Tasmania 7030
Phone: 03 6259 5503
Fax: 03 6259 5722
Website: Central Highlands Council (Opens in new window)