Laboratories and analysts under the Food Act

The Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Health may approve laboratories and analysts in accordance with Part 7 of the Food Act 2008 (the Act) (external site)  for the purposes of carrying out analyses under the Act.

Policy and guidance

Application forms

Approved laboratories and analysts in Western Australia

When consulting an analyst or laboratory to conduct a test, the enforcement agency should confirm with the analyst or laboratory that it is approved to conduct that particular test in accordance with the Act.

Date of Approval Laboratory Name Laboratory Address Contact Details
22/10/2010 Australian Wool Testing Authority Pty Ltd 38 Clark Court, Bibra Lake (08) 9248 2676
22/10/2010 Pathwest Laboratory Medicine WA Ground Floor, K Block, Hospital Avenue,
(08) 9346 2167
28/10/2010 ChemCentre Level 2, Building 500, South Entrance Drive, Curtin University (08) 9422 9800
21/02/2011  Agrifood Technology  38 Clark Court, Bibra Lake  08) 9418 5333 
16/06/2011 Analytical Reference Laboratory (WA) 46-48 Banksia Road, Welshpool (08) 6253 4444
30/08/2011 Pro Micro Pty Ltd 46-48 Banksia Road, Welshpool 6106 (08) 9401 5699
21/06/2016 National Measurement Institute (Perth Laboratory)  26 Dick Perry Avenue, Kensington  (08) 9368 8420
17/12/2018 Symbio Laboratories - Perth 2/2-4 Mallaig Way, Canning Vale 6155 1300 703 166

Laboratories must notify the CEO of the suspected presence or isolation of pathogens as prescribed in Part 4 of the Food Regulations 2009 (the Regulations) (external site).

Read more about notification of prescribed pathogens and the form requirements for notification of pathogens.

Last reviewed: 18-12-2020
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Environmental Health Directorate