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  • P.O. Box 121 Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia
  • 1300722878


The Gold Licence Accreditation scheme is a symbol of quality that members of the public can trust when hiring a caterer. The Gold Licence recognises caterers who achieve satisfactory food safety, professionalism and work standards within in their businesses. The Gold Licence logo and a businesses Gold Licence Number can be used on all promotional material signaling to prospective clients that the business has met the requirements of the Gold Licence Accreditation Board.



  •     Differentiate your business from competitors
  •     Demonstrate your high level of professionalism
  •     Create additional business opportunities
  •     Access to supporting marketing materials


The Gold Licence Accreditation Board consists of two representatives from Environmental Health Australia, the Food Safety Partnership and the Restaurant & Catering membership base. All Gold Licence applications are submitted to the Accreditation Board for approval. Once approved the Gold Licence is in effect for one year and a renewal application must be submitted each year for approval.

Application Requirements:

  1. A satisfactory Health Inspection Report on all commercial kitchens and transport vehicles (must be less than six months old)
  2. Certificate of currency of workers compensation in the name of the applicant (minimum of $100,000)
  3. Certificate of currency for public and product liability insurance in the name of applicant (minimum $10 million insurance for each liability)
  4. Food Safety Program (including details on food transportation) – please contact the association for suggested guidelines
  5. Background resume of nominated person showing at least five years experience in the hospitality or catering industry and supporting documentation including copies of training qualifications (new applicants only)
  6. Food Safety Supervisor Certificate (applicable in NSW, QLD and VIC only)

Gold Licence Accreditation Program Brochure

Application Forms

To apply for the Gold Licence Caterer Program please download the application form below and return to Restaurant & Catering.

Gold Licence Application Form

Terms & Conditions

Please download & read the below document before submitting your application to Restaurant & Catering.

Gold Licence Terms & Conditions