Fitness Industry Code of Practice - Western Australia

Description

You will need to comply with this code if you intend to provide fitness services.

This code aims to increase public confidence in fitness centres and other fitness suppliers by establishing mandatory standards of conduct across the industry. It applies to owners and franchisees of fitness centres.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

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.

Exemptions

This code does not apply to:

  • registered doctors
  • registered physiotherapists
  • sports training provided by a sporting club
  • a school fitness facility or gym which provides fitness services to staff or students only
  • businesses providing the hire of court facilities only, such as squash, basketball, or indoor soccer courts
  • martial arts, dancing or ballet school for performance training in a discipline
  • a swimming facility that provides a swimming pool only and no other fitness services.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Fair Trading Act 2010 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Fair Trading (Fitness Industry Interim Code) Regulations (No. 2) 2019 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Consumer Protection

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:

Enquiries

Consumer Protection

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

Operating address: Level 2
140 William Street
Perth, Western Australia 6000
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 100
East Perth, Western Australia 6892
Phone: 1300 304 054
Email: consumer@dmirs.wa.gov.au
Website: Consumer Protection (Opens in new window)