The following resources are designed to support local government Food Act authorised officers, food safety auditors, laboratories and analysts.

Local government enforcement agencies are responsible for enforcing the Food Act 2008 (external site), Food Regulations 2009 (external site) and the Australian and New Zealand Food Standards Code (external site) including Chapter 3: Food Safety Standards (external site).

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Food businesses and anyone working in the food industry should refer to food safety for business information.

Review of the Food Act 2008

The Department of Health has conducted a review of the Food Act 2008. Find out more about the Review of the Food Act 2008.