The purpose of the Public Health (Infection Control for Personal Appearance Services) Act 2003 is to minimise the risk of infection that may result from the provision of personal appearance services. This Act requires Council to monitor the health standards of operations in such premises.
Any business that conducts the following activities is classified as higher risk and requires a licence from Council:
Note: It is critical that all employees that are conducting the higher risk activities hold qualifications in infection control. Proof of infection control qualifications is required.
The following publications from Queensland Health provide helpful information for business operators:
(07) 4970 0700
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PO Box 29
Gladstone Qld 4680