The sale of foods is permitted in the market so far as it complies with the food safety requirements of the ACT given below:

Food Stall Registration Requirements

Under the Food Act 2001 all stalls (unless exempt) selling food at the market must have a current ACT Food Business Registration with ACT Health – Health Protection Service.

To apply for an ACT Food Business Registration please visit:

Exemption from Food Business Registration

Eligible non-profit community organisations that sell for fundraising purposes are exempt from the Food Act 2001 and are not required to register with the Health Protection Service.

To find out if you are eligible for exemption, please visit:

All stallholders selling food are advised to read through the Food Stall Guidelines to ensure they understand their obligations when operating a food stall.
For any questions regarding the above information please contact the Health Protection Service on 6205 1700 or email