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Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Under Public Health Orders (external link) , you must have a COVID-19 Safety Plan (external link) for how your business will keep your customers and workers safe. For the latest COVID-19 compliance measures relevant to your restaurant, café, pub, club, bar, brewery or casino:

For a period of 12 months, effective 3 April 2020, the food business annual administration charge has been reduced by 25%. Find out more about Council's COVID-19 Care Package (external link).

Council is also waiving grease trap servicing requirements. View the media release (external link).

To find out more about Council’s services and support during the pandemic, visit our COVID-19 Dashboard (external link).

Starting a food business

Are you an aspiring foodie with a dream of launching your own food business?

Whether you're an avid home chef, a local café or a food van, the Tweed is a great place to start your business.

Council's Environmental Health Officers work with over 500 local food business operators, focusing on education, food safety, and compliance with NSW food safety standards.

If you're starting a new food business or taking over an existing one, make sure you know the legislation and have the correct approvals and permits.

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