Temporary food stalls are sites that are not permanently fixed, where food is sold, prepared or handled.
These include stalls and tents at fetes, farmers markets, craft markets, shows, festivals or other short term events.
Mobile food premises are vehicles such as vans, trailers or carts from which food is sold.
Operators of temporary and mobile food premises - including community groups - must obtain some level of Food Act registration to operate in Victoria.
You must register or notify your principal council, which is where you prepare or store the food to be sold from the food business. If you do not store food, it is the municipality where your business address is located.
You can easily register by using the Streatrader website, which automatically determines and notifies your principal council. This website also allows you to lodge Statement of Trade documents.