Food safety

COVID-19: Refer to food businesses and licensed premises (external site) for COVID-19 restrictions.

Western Australians are protected under some of the most comprehensive food safety legislation in Australia with the implementation of 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).

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

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