Food Safety Regulation

The Health Protection Service is responsible for food safety in the ACT. We manage food businesses, develop food regulations and policies and provide advice and information for food businesses and the community.

The Health Protection Service is responsible for food safety in the ACT.

We manage food businesses, develop food regulations and policies and provide advice and information for food businesses and the community.

ACT Food Safety Laws

There are various legal obligations you need to be aware of when preparing and selling food. These obligations are set out in the following pieces of food law in the ACT:

Some community organisations are not covered by the Food Act 2001 and are instead regulated by the Public Health Act 1997.

Please contact us to speak with one of our Public Health Officers about food-related complaints or concerns, or for advice on food business regulation and safety and hygiene requirements on 02 6205 1700 or email hps@act.gov.au

Our office hours are 9am to 4:30pm on weekdays. We are located at 25 Mulley Street, Holder ACT 2611. You can contact us on 02 6205 1700 or hps@act.gov.au

Postal Address: Locked Bag 5005, Weston Creek ACT 2611. Our Fax number is 02 6205 1705

If you require after-hours assistance, please call 02 9962 8612.

Page last updated on: 3 Oct 2018