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


You will need this permit if you intend to use 1080, a Schedule 7 poison, to control wild dogs or other pest animals such as feral pigs, foxes and rabbits. The use of 1080 is an established process to mitigate the significant impact that wild dogs and other pests 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.

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.


5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $400.00

5 year permit. Fees for 2020-21.

Buy Purchase Price All $40.00

1080 warning signs (pack of five). Fees for 2020-21.

Buy Purchase Price All $8.00

Extra 1080 warning signs. Fees for 2020-21.

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.

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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chemical Advisor

Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade

Operating address: CSR Building, Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road
Darwin NT 0800
Phone: 08 8999 2344
Fax: 08 8999 2111
Email: chemicals@nt.gov.au