Code of Practice for the Use of 1080 for Native Browsing Animal Management - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to use 1080 poison to control native animal numbers.

This code describes the requirements and procedures that need to be met before permission will be given to use 1080 poison for native browsing animal management.

Browsing animals include brushtail possums, Bennett's wallabies and Tasmanian pademelons.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1995 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment


Agvet Chemicals

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Chemicals Coordinator

Agvet Chemicals


Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: 165 Westbury Road
Prospect, Tasmania 7250
Mailing address: PO BOX 46
Kings Meadows, Tasmania 7249
Phone: 03 6777 2133
Fax: 03 6343 2833
Website: Agvet Chemicals (Opens in new window)