Accommodation registration

Prescribed accommodation, including Bed & Breakfasts, residential accommodation, hotels, motels, and hostels where five or more residents are capable of being catered for must be registered with Indigo Shire Council under the Public Health & Wellbeing Act 2008. Specific requirements relating to the prescribed accommodation premises are the Health (Prescribed Accommodation) Regulations 2001.

Inspections by Councils' Environmental Health Officers aim to address issues relating to:

  • overcrowding
  • maintenance and Cleanliness
  • number of fixtures (such as showers, toilets, handwash basins etc) per person accommodated
  • water supply
  • refuse collection and disposal.

Download a form to Transfer or Register a Prescribed Accommodation Business




Last updated: 01 September 2015