General approval - poisons - Queensland


You will need this approval to buy, use, possess and dispose of regulated poisons for a specific purpose that is not authorised under any other licenses. General approvals are available in the following categories:

  • regulated substances - S2, S3, S4, restricted S7, S8, S9, S10 substances for non-therapeutic use
  • authorised biosecurity and nature conservation officers
  • commercial baiting
  • cyanide
  • research, analysis and teaching at university
  • research and analysis at a commercial laboratory
  • manufactured low-risk fluoroacetic acid baits
  • restricted S7 poison state and local government entity
  • landholders.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


Up to 3 years


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Approval time

Up to 90 days

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Chief Health Officer Branch

Environmental Hazards

Contact details

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