Beauty, Hair & Tattoo Businesses
To ensure public safety, hair, beauty and tattoo business premises are assessed by an Environmental Health Officer for compliance under the Public and Environmental Health Act, 1987.
Opening a new business?
If you are planning on opening or taking over a hairdresser, beauty salon or tattoo parlour, please complete the notification form and send into Council for access to our regular information.
Along with the requirements above, you may require planning approval to open the new business.
If you have concerns about a particular skin penetration establishment and their level of infection control you are encouraged to raise your concerns with an Environmental Health Officer at the City of Charles Sturt. Please contact our Environmental Health Department on 8408 1111.
Information for industry
Information for the public
Are you considering getting a tattoo or piercing?
Most people go to established studios that are required to work with high standards of infection control to reduce the spread of infectious diseases such as hepatitis B, C and HIV/AIDS. Others may place their health at risk by going to amateurs.
The following links provide information to help you find the right body artist to ensure your health and safety: