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Register an accommodation business

If you want to set up an accommodation business in Cardinia Shire, you are required to register the business with us in accordance with the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008.

Businesses that must be registered include: 

  • hotel/motel
  • bed and breakfast
  • residential accommodation
  • caravan park
  • hostel
  • rooming house
  • student dormitory
  • holiday camp

If your business will also be serving food and/or drinks to the public, you will also need to register a food business

2022-23 (financial year) fees

  • The registration period is from initial registration to 31 December of that year
  • All registration fees includde a non-refundable establishment fee
  • The establishment fee is 50% of the applicable registration fee.
  • Annual renewal fees apply for all registrations

The fee amount due depends on the time of year you register your business:

  • January - March: Annual registration fee plus establishment fee
  • April – June: 75% of annual registration fee plus establishment fee
  • July – September: 50% of annual registration fee plus establishment fee
  • October – December: 25% of annual registration fee plus establishment fee

 

Type of accommodation Fee
Accommodation premise (hotel/motel/bed and breakfast)
  • January 1 to March 31: $277.50 (GST exempt)
  • April 1 to June 30:         $231.25 (GST exempt)
  • July 1 to Sept 30: $185 (GST exempt)
  • Oct 1 to December 31: $138.75 (GST exempt)
Prescribed accommodation for 
4–10 persons (rooming/boarding houses)
  • January 1 to March 31: $277.50 (GST exempt)
  • April 1 to June 30:         $231.25 (GST exempt)
  • July 1 to Sept 30: $185 (GST exempt)
  • Oct 1 to December 31: $138.75 (GST exempt)
Prescribed accommodation, 
11–20 persons
  • January 1 to March 31: $418.50 (GST exempt)
  • April 1 to June 30:         $348.75 (GST exempt)
  • July 1 to Sept 30: $279 (GST exempt)
  • Oct 1 to December 31: $209.25 (GST exempt)
Prescribed accommodation, 
21–30 persons
  • January 1 to March 31: $570 (GST exempt)
  • April 1 to June 30:         $475 (GST exempt)
  • July 1 to Sept 30: $380 (GST exempt)
  • Oct 1 to December 31: $285 (GST exempt)
Prescribed accommodation, more 
than 30 persons
  • January 1 to March 31: $723 (GST exempt)
  • April 1 to June 30:         $602.50 (GST exempt)
  • July 1 to Sept 30: $482 (GST exempt)
  • Oct 1 to December 31: $361.50 (GST exempt)

 

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