Department of Health

Notices about scope of registration and client information sheets

Information sheets and registration requirements for hair, beauty, tattooing and skin penetration industries.

As part of enhancing public awareness of infection risks, information sheets have been developed for clients receiving particular procedures. In some instances, clients must be provided this information in writing.

Clients who receive tattooing, ear piercing, body piercing, or any other skin-penetration procedures must be provided with written information about the risk of infectious diseases associated with the process that is accurate and not misleading.

Government Gazette

Regulation 35 and 38 of the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 provide that the Secretary to the Department of Health and Human Services may approve forms for the purposes of regulations. The approved forms are included above and a copy of the Gazettal is available at Government Gazette - Notice about registration and information sheets (PDF).

For all recent Gazettes, visit the Victorian Government Gazette websiteExternal Link .

Reviewed 08 February 2023


Contact details

Do not email patient notifications.

Communicable Disease Section Department of Health GPO Box 4057, Melbourne, VIC 3000

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