Operation of Shared Facility Accommodation means the provision of shared facility accommodation to holiday makers or travellers, but does not include accommodation in a hotel or motel.
Shared facility accommodation means accommodation occupied or available for occupation by residents, in return for payment, on the basis of residents sharing 1 or more of the following facilities—
(a) dormitories or bedrooms;
(c) bathrooms, showers or other bathing facilities;
(e) dining facilities;
(f) cooking facilities;
(g) recreation facilities.
If you are operating a residential service (Boarding houses and Supported Accommodation) as defined under the Residential Services (Accreditation) Act 2002 you will also need to make application under this legislation to the Residential Services Accreditation Branch, Office of Fair Trading.
Once you have liaised with Residential Services, please contact Council and arrange for an audit of your premises.