Premises registered under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008
The Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 requires the following businesses to be registered with Council:
Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008
Registered Health Business
- Ear piercing
- Body piercing
- Beauty treatment
- Colonic irrigation
- Hostel (includes Bed and Breakfast)
- Student dormitory
- Holiday camp
- Residential accommodation
- Rooming house
Understand your requirements
Before applying for a registration, it is important that you understand the requirements relevant to your business. Contact the Public Health Unit on 8571 1000 or email email@example.com if you require further assistance.
The following websites are designed to help start and grow your business:
- For information on starting a business in Greater Dandenong, visit Starting a Business in Greater Dandenong.
- To apply for a permit to display any advertising signs on the footpath contact the Local Laws Unit on 8571 1000 or visit the Footpath Trading section of the Trading in Greater Dandenong page.
Personal Car and Body Art Premises
The guidelines for personal care and body art industries assist those involved in the industry to comply with the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009. The guidelines provide information on how infection can be associated with the procedures employed in the industry and precautions to protect clients and employees.
Client information fact sheets (including the mandatory ‘Notice of registration’ posters which should be printed from the website in A4 and displayed in a prominent position at the entry to the business)
Prescribed Accommodation Premises
The Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 aim to prevent overcrowding in prescribed accommodation, ensure reasonable standards of hygiene, sanitation and maintenance, and reduce the risk of spreading communicable diseases.
More information on Council's Building, Health and Town Planning requirements:
Rooming House Operators
In addition to the building and planning requirements, rooming house operators are also required to:
- Comply with the Rooming house - minimum standards - Consumer Affairs Victoria
- Possess a rooming house operator’s licence from the Business Licensing Authority. Once licenced, the operator will be listed on the Public Register.
- Once registered, details of all registered rooming houses are displayed on the Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) website.