Tattooists and tattoo business operators

QCAT has jurisdiction to review certain decisions of the chief executive in connection with licences and permits made under the Tattoo Parlours Act 2013.

The Tattoo Industry Act 2013 sets up an occupational licensing and regulatory framework for the Queensland tattoo industry.

Review of the Chief Executive’s decision

From 6 January 2014, QCAT has jurisdiction to review certain decisions of the chief executive in connection with licences and permits made under the Tattoo Industry Act 2013 including those related to:

  • refusing to grant a licence or permit
  • suspending a licence
  • cancelling a licence
  • imposing conditions on a licence or permit
  • revoking, or varying a condition, on a permit.

Apply for a review of the chief executive's decision.

For more information, please:

  • see the Tattoo Industry Act 2013 and Tattoo Industry Regulation 2013
  • call QCAT on 1300 753 228.