Schedule of Fees and Charges : Health Licences

Food premises will be transitioned away from fees set under the Food Hygiene Regulations to fees under the Food Act 2014 over a three-year period from 2016 to March 2019. Both sets of fees are below.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST.

Food Premises registered under the Food Act 2014

Existing Premises
Food Premises registered under the Food Act 2014Units2018/2019
Food premises will be transitioned away from fees set under the Food Hygiene Regulations to the fees below (set under the Food Act 2014) over a three-year period from 2016 through to March 2019 (*1)
By March 2019, all food premises will be transitioned to these fees. Food premises yet to transition to the Food Act 2014 fees will continue using the fees set under the Food Hygiene Regulations. From July 2019 the Food Hygiene Regulation fees will have been phased out.
Registration - application for registration of food control plan based upon a template or model issued by MPI. Per application (includes up to two hours processing time $310.00 (*2)
Per hour for every subsequent hour $155.00
Renewal of registration - application for renewal of food control plan
Mobile shops
Per application (includes up to one hour processing time) $155.00
Per hour for every subsequent hour $155.00
Registration NP - application for registration of a business subject to National Programme. Per application (includes up to one hour processing time) $155.00
Per hour for every subsequent hour $155.00
Renewal of registration NP - application for renewal of a business subject to a national programme (*4)
Per application (includes up to one hour processing time) $155.00
Per hour for every subsequent hour $155.00
Amendment to registration - amendment of Food Control Plan registration (*4) Per application (includes up to one hour processing time) $155.00 
Verification - including site visits and compliance checks with food plans. (Also covers any follow up verification site visits to check remedial actions, verification checks.) (*3) Per application (includes up to three hours of verification activities) $465.00 ($155 deposit, remainder payable on invoice)
Per hour for every subsequent hour $155.00 (*5)
Compliance and monitoring - includes:
- Compliance driven investigation resulting in issue of improvement notice by food safety officer
- Application for review of issue of improvement notice
- Monitoring of food safety and suitability
Per hour $155.00
All other services for which a fee may be set under the Food Act Per hour $155.00
Reprint of documentation Per document set $80.00
Copy of Food Control Plan Per copy $50.00

*1) All premises will continue to have a set anniversary registration period of 1 July to 30 June as has applied under the Food Hygiene Regulations.
*2) Existing premises that apply for a food control plan registration between 1 July 2016 - 1 March 2017 will pay $310 for registration up to 30 June 2018. Verification checks will occur over this period at a separate charge.
*3) The verification frequency of high performing food control plan operators may extend to every 18 months, subject to Food Regulation 2015.
*4) The registration frequency of a national programme is every two years.
*5) The initial verification fee is based on an estimate of time. The actual officer time will be subject to the size, complexity and level of compliance.

Food Hygiene Regulations fees for Food Premises (includes premises exempted from registration but subject to inspection or audit).

These fees are for those food premises that have not yet transitioned to the Food Act 2014 fee structure. These fees will become completely phased out by July 2019, once all food premises have transitioned.

Food Hygiene Regulation fees for Food Premises Units 2018/2019
High risk: (includes prepared foods) Per premise $490.00
Low risk: (excludes prepared foods) Per premise $190.00
Mobile shops Per licence $210.00
Food stall (stand alone) Per stall $115.00
Event Health Licence  Per food stall $115.00
Event Health Licence
5 or more food stalls $500.00
Other Health Licences    
Camping Grounds Per premise $225.00
Hairdressers Per premise $220.00
Funeral directors Per premise $180.00
Seasonal Camp Per camp $195.00
Miscellaneous Charges
Establishment of new premises or licence type (includes approval inspections and administration but excludes licence fee) Per premise $370.00
Transfer of any licence for fixed premises Per premise $85.00
Additional administration charge when any licence fee or charge is outstanding one month after due date Per premises $55.00
Administration charge for reissuing or replacing a lost or damaged licence or certificate Per document $85.00
Inspection or advisory visit (non-routine) Per premises or site visit $165.00
Follow-up Inspection or corrective action assessment (includes any licence type or audit or compliance inspection type) Per premises or site visit $165.00
Food sample Per Inspection $125.00
Water sample Per Inspection $125.00
Outdoor Dining Fee Per application $100.00 application fee plus $42.00 per square metre