The Shire of Gingin plays a lead role in the maintenance of food hygiene including food handling and preparation.

Environmental Health Officers conduct:

  • Food premises inspections
  • Food sampling for bacterial and chemical analysis - both random and Health Department of Western Australia food monitoring programs
  • Investigations of food complaints
  • Investigations of food-borne illnesses - after receiving confirmed notifications from a Doctor.
  • Food recalls after contamination or deterioration of food products.
  • Food labeling compliance.
  • Approving new premises to current health standards and legislation.
  • Regulating and approving food stalls for one-off or temporary functions.


Food Premise Guidelines for Owners, Architects and Builders 
Food Premises Notification Form