Agricultural Aircraft Operator Licence (AAOL) - Victoria

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to operate a business that provides aerial spraying services or employ pilots to carry out aerial spraying. The activities requiring this licence typically cover aerial spraying of farm chemicals over or around forestry, crops or surrounding lands.

Other licensing requirements and strict restrictions apply.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • hold a current Spraysafe accreditation from the Aerial Agricultural Association of Australia or be assessed by the department within the last three years as operating to an equivalent standard
  • provide information on any previous convictions under any of the Acts specified on the application form
  • make an application on the approved form along with accompanying documentation
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Prerequisites

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will be required to keep specified records of all chemical applications for a minimum of two years and to provide specified notifications to landowners. Location and other restrictions may apply.

Duration

Three years.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $809.20

Fees for 2018-19.

Apply Application All $924.80

Combined aerial agricultural aircraft operator and pilot (chemical rating) licence fee. Fees for 2018-19.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Act 1992 VIC

Regulation(s) name

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Control of Use) Regulations 2017 VIC

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Biosecurity

Contact details

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

Project Officer Licensing

Biosecurity

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Mailing address: PO Box 2500
Bendigo, Victoria
Australia
Phone: 13 61 86
Fax: 03 5430 4505
Website: http://agriculture.vic.gov.au/agriculture/farm-management/chemical-use/agricultural-chemical-use (Opens in new window)