Food Business Compliance in Victoria - Victoria


Under the Food Act 1984, all food business owners (and community groups who sell food) are legally responsible to ensure that food sold or prepared for sale is safe to eat. Food safety laws affect every Victorian's health and safety.

All staff in the business who handle and prepare food for sale to consumers are responsible for food safety. Please also take the time to familiarise yourself with the relevant information and free guidance materials on this website.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Food Safety Laws and Regulations (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Food Act 1984 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Health

Health Protection Branch

Contact details

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