Food safety training

Food safety training

Food handlers are required to have appropriate skills and knowledge to perform their food handling duties.

The City of Hobart encourages food handlers within Hobart to undertake food education and hygiene training programs.


DoFoodSafely is a free online learning program designed to teach you how to safely work with and handle food in commercial settings.


New Food Safety Standard coming in 2023

A new National Food Safety Standard applying in Tasmania will begin on 8 December 2023.

Find more information on the food and beverage businesses page.

Translated resources

There are many food safety documents and information available in languages other than English.

These can be accessed from the Health Translation Directory.

Food safety information for the public

If you experience or observe any unacceptable practices in any food business located in Hobart, please see the food safety page.