Business registration

To see what codes affect your business, visit Australian Business Licence and Information Service (ABLIS). ABLIS can identify relevant state, territory, local and Australian government licences, permits, approvals, regulations and codes of practice, allowing you to obtain detailed information and manage compliance obligations. 

If you are starting a food business, an accommodation business or a business that provides personal care or body art services please read on for more assistance with the Food Act or the Public Health and Wellbeing Act.

Food business

Personal care business

Personal care and body art businesses include hairdressing, beauty parlours, tattooing, ear-piercing and colonic irrigation.

Accommodation business

Accommodation businesses are motels, hotels, hostels, student dormitories and rooming houses.