|February||Council considered a proposal for a food business rating scheme and endorsed community engagement with residents and the local food industry.|
|March to April||
A survey was conducted to identify if the community supported a system of rating the cleanliness and hygiene practices of food premises in Logan.
96.5% support for the proposal.
|March to April||Industry was invited to comment on the proposal by phone or email.
A workshop was held at Logan Metro to identify if the local food industry supported a food business rating scheme.
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|May||Council approved the development and implementation of a food business star rating scheme.
View Council report (PDF 295 KB)
|June||Council approved funding for Eat Safe Logan.|
|July to August||A telephone survey of 20% of Logan food businesses was conducted. The survey identified how Council could support business to comply with their obligations under the food safety legislation.
63% of food businesses stated they would display their star rating.
|July to August||Consultation with major industry associations:|
|November||Council Environmental Health Officer (EHO) training to ensure consistency in rating businesses.|
|December to January||Industry information session for Child Care Centres.
Preliminary rating of licensable Child Care Centres.
|Late February - early March||Industry information sessions on how to get the best possible rating for your business. Sessions were held in English, Cantonese and Vietnamese.|
|March to August||Educational rating all other food businesses.
Senior Council officers conducted check audits for consistency.
|August to October||Project review and 2011/2012 work planned.|
|October onwards||Star Rating inspections for public display of all food businesses.|
|July||Release of Star Ratings and promotion.|