1080 Pest Animal Management Authorisation (PAMA) and Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this authorisation and permit if you intend to use 1080 (a Schedule 7 poison) to control wild dogs. The use of 1080 can mitigate the impact that wild dogs can pose to livestock. If you need to reduce problems caused by feral pigs, foxes or rabbits, you may be able to obtain separate authorisation.

All permit holders must continue to keep a record of:

  • the details of all people who are trained and authorised to collect, lay and prepare baits
  • the notification, storage and usage of 1080 on the authorised property.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must hold:

  • Prepare and Apply Chemicals to Control Pests, Weeds and Diseases (AHCCHM307) and Transport and Store Chemicals (AHCCHM303) or equivalent qualification OR
  • an AusChem, ChemCert or SMARTtrain level 3 accreditation (certificate or card) or equivalent qualification.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $400.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $100.00

Permit amendment. Fees for 2023-24

Administering agency

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.