Towong Shire

Skin Penetration and Beauty Premises

Skin Penetration and Beauty Premises

Our environmental health department protects and promotes public health and wellbeing throughout the Shire through the monitoring of all Public Health and Wellbeing Act premises including businesses where hairdressing, beauty therapy, electrolysis and skin penetration procedures are carried out.

Council annually registers such businesses and inspects these facilities to ensure that they operate in accordance with guidelines produced by the Department of Health. Unsafe or unhygienic practices within commercial businesses can affect the health of clients, people who work in the business and can promote the spread of infectious disease.

All new hairdressing, skin penetration, tattooing, beauty therapy, ear piercing and electrolysis businesses must register with Council before beginning operations. This process involves submitting plans and specifications, completing a registration application form and undergoing a final inspection before the new business can begin operating.

If you need to register your business, contact Council's Environmental Health Officer on (02) 6071 5100. 

Last updated: 14 March 2014