Offensive Trades

Offensive Trades are defined under the Health (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1911, and generally include the following:

  • Abattoirs or slaughterhouses
  • Bone mills or bone manure depots
  • Cleaning establishments and dye works
  • Fat rendering establishments
  • Fellmongeries and tanneries
  • Fish curing establishments
  • Flock factories
  • Laundries
  • Manure works
  • Piggeries
  • Places for storing, drying or preserving bones, hides, hoofs or skins
  • Tripe boiling establishments
  • Works for boiling down meat, bones, blood or offal

Offensive Trade establishments are subject to routine inspections to ensure compliance with PART 10 OFFENSIVE TRADES of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale Health Local Law 1999.

Applications to operate an Offensive Trade can be found below;

For further information, please contact Health Services on 9526 1111 or email