Food Premise complaints

Shire Environmental Health Officers administer the Queensland Food Act 2006 and Food Safety Standards, to ensure food businesses follow safety practices so that food is suitable to eat.

If you believe you have become ill due to eating out at a food premises or eating takeaway food, please contact the Council contact centre as soon as possible on 07 47839800.

You can also report a problem related to the hygiene and cleanliness of food premises.

Each year, 5.4 million or 1 in 4 Australians get food poisoning and it is estimated that about two thirds of these cases come from commercial food premises.

Food poisoning can have serious health impacts and so it is important that food businesses ensure they store and handle food correctly so the food they serve to the community is safe to eat.


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