Department of Health

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019

On 14 December 2019, the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 replaced the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 following an extensive review process.

The review covered areas including:

Website pages for regulatory areas will be progressively updated to reflect the changes.

Overview 

The Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 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.

Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019

What has changed in the regulations

The following information sheets summarise the key changes from the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 to the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019:

Regulations may be amended from time to time, please visit Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations on the Legislation Victoria website for updates.

Reviewed 18 July 2022

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Contact details

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