Protect Your Hospitality Business: A Guide to Success

As Australia’s hospitality industry continues to navigate challenges ranging from inflation pressures to staff shortages, Brighten Institute Australia (BIA) offers a comprehensive guide to protecting your new venture from potential risks and uncertainties.  The hospitality landscape presents unique risks and uncertainties for entrepreneurs venturing into restaurant and café ownership. From safeguarding physical assets to managing…

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Brighten Institute Australia: Leading the way in food safety compliance

In response to the NSW Food Authority’s recent press release announcing the implementation of Standard 3.2.2A of the Food Standards Code, Brighten Institute Australia (BIA) is stepping up to assist food retailers in meeting the new requirements.      Standard 3.2.2A aims to enhance food safety management across Australia, particularly in food service and retail…

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New Regulations – Standard 3.2.2A

As discussed in the ‘Food Safety Supervisor Registered Training Organisation Forum’ on the 24 August 2023, there will be changes made to the Food Standards Code – 3.2.2A Food Safety Management Tools. Food service, caterer and related retail businesses in Australia need to meet new food safety requirements in the from 8 December 2023. Businesses…

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Apply to become a regulatory food safety auditor

Introduction To become a regulatory food safety auditor, you need to submit an application to the NSW Food Authority. Eligibility You must have completed: a Certificate IV in Food Science and Technology or related field course 40 hours of food microbiology all of the following units: assess compliance with food safety programs communicate and negotiate to conduct…

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Meet food safety requirements

NSW food businesses have a responsibility to make sure the food they produce, process, store, distribute and sell is safe and correctly labelled. If you operate a retail food business that sells food to the public, you should check the requirements for your sector. Retail food businesses include: cafes, restaurants and retail outlets caterers charities, groups and…

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