1080 Pest Animal Management Authorisation Permit - Northern Territory


You will be required to apply for this permit if you intend to use the Schedule 7 poison - 1080, to control wild dogs. This may be required to mitigate the significant impact that wild dogs can pose to animal welfare and the conduct of profitable business.

If you are a property owner or manager, you will be responsible for providing a suitable workplace induction on the safe use and handling of 1080 products for all people who will distribute the bait.
If you need to reduce problems caused by feral pigs, foxes or rabbits, you may be able to get a 1080 Pest Animal Management Authorisation (1080 PAMA) ??? Other Pest Animals.

If you require any further information, please contact the Department.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this permit you must:

  • have a current AusChem, ChemCert or SMARTtrain level 3 accreditation (certificate or card) or equivalent qualification
  • have undertaken 1080 training unit AHCPMG309 (formerly AHCVPT 302A) ???apply pest animal control techniques
  • read, understand and agree to comply with NT Directions of Use for 1080.
For more information on eligibility, please contact the Department.


5 years.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $400.00

5 year permit. Fees for 2019-20.

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Purchase Price All $40.00

1080 warning signs (pack of five). Fees for 2019-20.

Apply Purchase Price All $8.00

Extra 1080 warning signs. Fees for 2019-20.

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 2004 Northern Territory

Additional information

Baits are allocated annually for each property and specified on the permit. The permit details the number of wet and dry baits and the volume of 1080 concentrate that can be purchased. You will need to apply for bait injection authorisation to prepare wet meat baits.

If you are a PAMA and permit holder you must keep records in an auditable, approved format like the property 1080 baiting record book. Your records must be provided to an appointed chemical adviser on request. Records include details of people who are trained and authorised to collect, lay and prepare baits as well as the notification, storage and usage of 1080 on the authorised property.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chemical Advisor

Department of Primary Industry and Resources

Operating address: CSR Building, Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road
Darwin NT 0800
Mailing address: GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: 0889992344
Fax: 0889992111
Email: chemicals@nt.gov.au
Website: Department of Primary Industry and Resources (Opens in new window)