Council's Response to COVID19

For daily updates the South Australian Local Government has asked that you please refer to Coronavirus Disease COVID19 and we recommend that our community uses this resource to remain aware of developments and official reports.

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Food Safety

Food Business Notification Form

The proprietor of a business must notify Council of the food business before the business commences.

Download a Business Notification Form and return the completed form to for processing.

Food Premise Inspections

Environmental Health Officer's are dedicated to providing food handlers with advice and education for compliance with the Food Safety Standards. Food businesses are inspected and charged in line with the Food Act 2001 Regulations.

Environmental Health Officer's use the Australian Food Safety Assessment for inspecting food premises, which covers the following food activities:

  • Premises Hygiene
  • Health and Hygiene
  • Packaging
  • Display
  • Processing
  • Storage
  • Transportation / Distribution

For further information contact Council on 8892 0100 or

Free Online Food Safety Training

The Regional Council of Goyder takes food hygiene within our region very seriously. 'Do Food Safely' is a free non-accredited, online learning program provided by the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria and proudly supported by South Australia Health.

DoFoodSafely is designed to enable you to understand how to safely work with, and handle, food in commercial settings.

By reading through the information in the seven topics below, you will be ready to undertake the assessment quiz and gain your DoFoodSafely Certificate of Completion – a certificate that is well-respected by the food industry across Australia.

You can access the training here.

Upon completion please send a copy of your certificate to for it to be registered on Councils digital records management system.

Alternatively group community sessions can be arranged with the Environmental Health Officer. To enquire please email

Food Safety Resources

Do Food Safely - Victoria Health

SA Health

Food Businesses - SA Health

Food Standards - SA Health

Food Safety - PIRSA

Food Standards SA