You will require this approval if you intend to store or spray the specified herbicides and acids in prescribed areas. These acids include MCPA, MCPB, '2,4-D', '2,4-DB', '2,4,5-T', DICAMBA and PICLORAM. Prescribed areas include any area:
- Within 5km of a commercial vineyard or tomato garden;
- Between 5-10km from a commerical vineyard or tomato graden;
- Within 10km or 10-50km of a commercial agricultural or horticultural crop on a property situated within 50km of the Kununurra Post Office;
- Within the Swan Valley vineyard area; or
- Within 19km of the Geraldton Post Office.
You will also require this approval if you intend to park, store or move a vehicle or any equipment carrying an open container of herbicide or that is contaminated by herbicides within 19km of the Geraldton Post Office or within 10km or 10-50km of a commercial agricultural or horticultural crop on a property situated within 50km of the Kununurra Post Office.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for this approval you must provide the following information with the application form:
- The type of herbicide / acid to be used or stored;
- The approximate location and size of the area to be sprayed;
- The method of spraying and the equipment to be used;
- The proposed date of spraying; and
- The location of the storage area.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
As specified on the approval.
Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.
Application for Herbicide Spraying and Storage Approval - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Department of Agriculture and Food
Agriculture and Related Resources Protection Act 1976 (Western Australia)
Agriculture and Related Resources Protection (Spraying Restrictions) Regulations 1979 (Western Australia)
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