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Hair, Beauty and Body Art

Bass Coast Shire Council is responsible for registering businesses that conduct activities in our shire such as hairdressing, beauty therapy, body piercing and tattooing.

Examples of beauty therapy businesses:

- Eye Lash technicians

- Facials

- Waxing, plucking, threading, electrolysis & IPL

- Tinting

- Nail technicians

- Tanning

- At home teeth whitening

- Temporary make-up

These types of businesses are required to be registered under the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 at the premises from which they operate. They must comply with the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2019 and the Infection Control Guidelines. Environmental Health Officers routinely inspect these businesses for compliance with cleanliness and infection control requirements.

For more information, please see the below document

Setting up a personal care & body art industries business