Fair Trading compliance officers are currently out and about checking tattoo licences and ensuring licence numbers are being displayed as required by the law
Licence number on advertising
A business must clearly display their licence number on any advertising. This includes traditional advertising and other types of promotion such as websites and social media posts.
While most tattooists are displaying their licence at their premises, many operators are failing to comply with the requirement to include their licence number in all their advertising.
Tattoo industry breaches and penalties
A person must not:
The maximum penalty is:
Breaches of any licence conditions can attract the maximum penalty of $5222.