Food Business Licence

The standards, which also contain health and hygiene obligations for food handlers, aim to lower the incidence of food-borne illness.

Charity and community groups, temporary events and home-based businesses are exempt from some of the requirements in the food safety standards. These groups and businesses can contact their local enforcement authority for further information.

Food Safety Australia New Zealand has developed separate standards for food businesses in the primary production and processing sectors.

Helpful food safety standards resources

Food Safety Standards

There are five food safety standards:
Standards 3.2.2 and 3.2.3 are mandatory for all food businesses. Safe Food Australia is the guide to the mandatory standards.