It is mandatory for all tattoo and body piercing artists and parlors to register themselves in Australia. Not only this, the parliamentary committee has recommended that tattoo and piercing parlors must close by 10 pm. Concern regarding training of artists is also expressed by the committee.
Skin art has gone main-stream and regulations are necessary to control the growth of the burgeoning industry. Issues related to pigments, sterilization, and instruments must be checked.