Registration of a Public Health Business Premises - Victoria


You will be required to register your premises with the local council in which it is based if you intend to operate a business that involves any of the following:

  • hairdressing
  • beauty therapies
  • colonic irrigation
  • skin penetration
  • tattooing
  • any other activity deemed to be a public health risk.

Please note that commercial tanning units are banned in Victoria.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult Council for details regarding any conditions you will need to comply with.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

There are prescribed ongoing requirements in relation to registered premises with respect to cleanliness, inspection of premises and generally safeguarding the health of persons likely to be using those premises.

Failure to comply with any of these requirements may result in the agency or council refusing to grant or renew the registration of the premises, and the registration may be suspended or revoked.

Please contact your council for further information and advice.


As specified.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $160.00

Multiple operations. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Application All $140.00

Single operation. Fees for 2017-18.

Apply Inspection All $190.00 Inspection and report. Fees for 2017-18.
Transfer Transfer All -

50% of annual fee, please consult the responsible council for specific information on fees to be submitted with your application. Fees for 2017-18.

Act(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 VIC

Administering agency

Loddon Shire Council

Contact details

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

Environmental Health Unit

Loddon Shire Council

Operating address: 41 High Street
Wedderburn, Victoria 3518
Mailing address: PO BOX 21
Wedderburn, Victoria 3518
Toll Free: 1300 365 200
Phone: 03 5494 1200
Fax: 03 5494 3003
Website: Loddon Shire Council (Opens in new window)