Skin Penetration Business

Find out about the regulations for operating skin penetration businesses in Cumberland.

Skin penetration businesses may be conducting the following activity:

  • Tattooing
  • Ear piercing
  • Hair removal
  • Body piercing
  • Waxing/electrolysis
  • Semi-permanent make-up
  • Colonic lavage
  • Dry Needle Therapy
  • Any other beauty treatment which involves the deliberate penetration of and/or removal of skin

Given the potential risk of disease, all skin penetration businesses must be registered with Cumberland City Council. Not notifying Council of your business can result in penalties of up to $440 being issued to the owner.

Additionally, the Council undertakes regular inspections of skin penetration businesses.


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