COVID food safety advice

Shire of Mundaring recognises that this is a trying and constantly evolving time for food businesses and our community. The Shire is taking this opportunity to provide food businesses with information to assist through the challenges presented by COVID-19. Refer to the below links for further information:

Food Safety Tips for Businesses COVID-19 (PDF)

Social Distancing Tips COVID-19 (PDF)

Free food handler training and guidance

FoodSafe Online training

The Food Standards Code requires a food business to ensure that persons undertaking or supervising food handling operations have:

  • Skills in food safety and food hygiene matters; and
  • Knowledge of food safety and food hygiene matters, relative to their work activities.

To register and complete course online go to FoodSafe Online. When you have proceeded to the course payment details, enter the code FSMANDU348 in the "Redeem Online Voucher" field.

A preview of FoodSafe Online is available below.

Food Allergy Training

Did you know that Australia has one of the highest allergy rates in the world?
For every 100 customers food business serve, two may have an allergy.

It’s becoming increasingly important that food handlers are able to navigate allergen risks whilst preparing food.

The Shire highly recommended that all food handlers also undertake Food Allergy Training to assist in their food handling skill sets.

Other food safety guidance

 It is a requirement that all staff working in a food business must have adequate knowledge of basic food safety and food hygiene. Refer to the links below for important information:

Food poisoning

Food labelling

Safe food storage and display in businesses (PDF)

Health and hygiene for food handling (PDF)

Hand washing and gloves in food premises (PDF)

More information and contacts 

For more information about water quality, please contact the Shire’s Health Services on 9290 6742 or email