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Shearwater Restaurant

Name of convicted
Anthony Vorreiter
Trade name
Shearwater Restaurant
Council area
Coffs Harbour City Council
Date of decision
Local Court of NSW, Coffs Harbour
Prosecution brought by or for
Coffs Harbour City Council
Address at which offence was committed

The Promenade, 321 Harbour Drive
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450

Date of offence


Nature and circumstances of offence

The defendant was convicted of the following offences for breaches under section 21(1) of the Food Act 2003, for failing to comply with the Food Standards Code, namely:

  1. Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 Clause 19(1), fail to maintain premises to a standard of cleanliness where there is no accumulation of food waste, dirt, grease, or other visible matter.
  2. Food Safety Standard 3.2.2 Clause 24(1), fail to take all practicable measures to prevent pests entering the food premises, and to eradicate and prevent the harbourage of pests on the food premises and those parts of vehicles that are used to transport food. Rodent droppings were found in food storage containers, on shelves and at the wall and floor junction within the food storage room.

Offence 1: $6,000
Offence 2: $6,000
Total Penalty: $12,000
Professional Costs: $4,500

Usual place of business

The Promenade, 321 Harbour Drive
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450