On 14 December 2019, the (the regulations) came into operation. The regulations support the operation of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 and provide a framework for businesses, councils, the Department of Health and individuals to protect the health and wellbeing of Victorians.
The regulations cover a range of measures to prevent and respond to the spread of infectious diseases and minimise public health risks associated with certain businesses, such as aquatic facilities, tattooists and businesses that perform skin penetration procedures.
The regulations include:
- (hairdressing, cosmetic application, beauty therapy, colonic irrigation, skin penetration and tattooing) – infection control
- (water delivery systems)
- (licenses, qualifications and training)
- (infectious disease prevention in schools and children’s services )
- Closed court orders for prescribed diseases
- Consultative councils.
Amendments to the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019
Amendments have been made to the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 to:
Reviewed 24 August 2023