In Victoria, the regulatory and legislative mechanisms to ensure food safety include:
- the Food Act 1984 (the Act), which controls the sale of food in Victoria, and is enforced principally by local councils
- reporting of activities under the Act
- a register of convictions under the Act
- the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code, which is part of Victorian law
- the Victorian specialist food agencies PrimeSafe and Dairy Food Safety Victoria.
The Food Act 1984
Information for Victorian food businesses about complying with the Act and the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code.
Victoria has a food safety regulation framework that helps administer the Act and keeps food safe for Victorians.
Food safety register of convictions
Information about convictions, and access to the current register of convictions, as required under the Act.
Reviewed 07 October 2015