The following is a number of useful links and sites which relate to food safety within Australia. The list is arranged as follows. Firstly, it is sorted based on state and territory name with the Australian Capital Territory first. Then, when you past the final state Western Australia, you will encounter a number of generic and national based pages. 

ACT Health Protection Service (Health Directorate)

HPS Main Site

The Health Protection Service manages food safety issues within the ACT including regulating food businesses, developing food regulation and policy, and providing information for food businesses and the community.

NSW Food Authority

The NSW Food Authority is the State Government agency responsible for providing the regulatory framework for the food industry within the state. This is administering and enforcing all relevant State and National Food legislation. 

NT Environmental Health (Dept of Health)

NT EH Main Portal

The Environmental Health Branch of the NT Department of Health is responsible for developing, implementing and enforcing food safety legislation within the Territory. 

QLD Food Safety Policy and Regulation Unit (Dept of Health)

FSPR Unit Page

The FSPR Unit of the QLD Department of Health is the lead agency in Queensland responsible for food safety legislation, policy, standards and regulation.

SA Food Policy & Programs Branch (Dept of Health)

FPPB Home Page

The Food Policy & Programs Branch of the SA Department of Health is responsible for undertaking monitoring and compliance activities in relation to the Food Safety Legislation in force in South Australia. 

TAS Environmental Health Unit (Dept of Health and Human Services)

EHU Page

The Environmental Health Unit of the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services is responsible for regulating and monitoring food safety within the state.

VIC Department of Health

Food Safety Portal

The Victorian Department of Health is responsible for the general oversight of the administration of Food Legislation within Victoria. This includes responding to food incidents and emergencies, approving food safety auditors, approving FSP templates and developing and administering food regulation. 

VIC FoodSmart

FoodSmart is a Victorian Department of Health approved FSP template that allows different types of food retail and food service businesses to develop their own Food Safety Program. 

VIC PrimeSafe

PrimeSafe is the major authority in Victoria responsible for regulating food safety in relation to red meat, seafood and poultry. 

WA Food Unit (Dept of Health)

Food Portal

The Food Unit of the Environmental Health Directorate of the WA Department of Health is responsible for the administration and regulation of the food industry within Western Australia.

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

FSANZ is a bi-national Government agency which is responsible for developing and administering the Australia New Zealand Food Standard Code, the national standards for food and food safety. 


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