Thank you for giving up your time for the good of the community!
This page has been prepared to help provide guidance for new community food groups including those preparing meals at home, or in a community church or centre.
Advice and guidance if you are a volunteer or community group preparing or cooking food
Cooking advice for volunteers [119KB]
If you handle, prepare, store and serve food occasionally and on a small scale, you do not need to register as a food business.
If you are providing food on a regular and organised basis, or are setting up a food bank or you are not sure whether you need to register, please register with us using the button below. We will make a decision on whether you should be registered. Its easy, free and will only take a few minutes.