Pest Control Licensing
19/10 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
DescriptionPest Control Licensing is a free resource for information related to the pest industry licenses throughout Australia. Pest Management Technicians are required to follow national and state regulations for commercial or domestic pest control and fumigation. It is also important to comply with the requirements of each individual state ad territory. Regulations, permits and licences are designed to keep both industry professionals and the general public safe.
The sale of pesticides in Australia need to be registered with theAustralian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority.
Non-compliance with these laws can lead to heavy fines and penalties. The legal definition of pesticides may cover a wide range of substances including baits, bactericides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides, lures, repellants etc.
The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources also has strict regulations on the use of fumigants like methyl bromide. Fumigators must also obtain licenses issued by the relevant body and renew their license before expiry.