Agricultural Chemical Control Area Permit (ACCA) - Victoria

Description

This permit allows chemical use in an Agricultural Chemical Control Area (ACCA) that would otherwise be prohibited. ACCA's were established to protect herbicide sensitive and high value crops.

Restrictions apply to the types of herbicide in use, their method of application (such as aerial spraying or mister application) and the periods in which the chemicals can be used.

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 permit you must:

  • submit an application form
  • provide any information that may be required
  • have the required training, experience and qualifications
  • have a clear criminal record for the last 10 years
  • pay any required fees.

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

Ongoing eligibility requirements

All users of agricultural and veterinary chemicals, including ACUP holders, are required to keep specified records for all chemical products used within 48 hours of using the chemical product, and to keep these records for a period of two years.

Duration

As prescribed on the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $1649.52

Fees for 2017-18.

Lodgement process

Apply

Please lodge your application and required documentation directly with the Agency. You will need to attach:

  • Any documentation regarding a prior conviction under the specified Acts;
  • The appropriate fee; and
  • A map or diagram showing the location of the property where spraying is to occur.

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)