Drinking water transport vehicles
Businesses that sell water for human consumption to the public – water carters - must register their water transport vehicles under the Food Act 1984.
Human consumption includes drinking water and water used for food preparation, making ice for consumption or preserving unpackaged food.
Regulations for water carters
Private drinking water carters must register their water transport vehicles with their principal council to operate in Victoria, according to the Food Act 1984.
The principal council for water carters is where the vehicle is garaged.
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.
How to register
- Login to the Streatrader website.
- Submit your registration form on Streatrader pay the relevant fee (currently $245 for 12 months in City of Whittlesea).
- Submit a Statement of Trade online with Streatrader (at least 5 days before trading). The principal council and the councils where you are trading will automatically be notified.
17 October 2012