Hair, beauty and skin businesses

Under the Public Health Act 2010, we regulate all beauty salons and skin penetration business premises in Shellharbour City.

Skin penetration procedures include:

  • acupuncture
  • beauty treatments
  • body, nose and ear piercing
  • cosmetic enhancements
  • colonic lavage
  • tattooing; and
  • blood, cholesterol and glucose measurement.

Hairdressing and other body decorating and grooming practices that do not deliberately pierce the skin are also regulated.

Registering your business

All hair, beauty and skin businesses planning to operate in the Shellharbour Local Government Area must register with us before commencing business.

Download a health premises registration form

For further information please contact our Compliance Department on 4221 6111.

Last updated : Wed 30 Aug 2023