Starting a food business?
Visit the Department of Health website for information on starting a food business.
In Victoria, you need to register these activities with your local council:
- any home or commercial business selling food or drink
- any place where food is prepared, sold, or provided as part of a service.
What is a food business?
Any home or commercial business that includes these services is considered a food business:
- home business kitchens
- mobile food vehicles
- food stalls
- child care centres
- aged care facilities
- any businesses that offers or distributes food for sale
What risk rating is my business activity?
Your food safety risk is set by your food handling activities at the premises.
Classes 1, 2, 3 and 3A must register, Class 4 must notify your local council.
For more information on your risk rating visit the Department of Health website.