Aerial Application of Agricultural Chemical Products - Western Australia


If you intend to pilot an aircraft (including remotely piloted aircraft) for the purpose of spraying agricultural chemicals such as insecticides, fungicides or herbicides, you will need to comply with a range of regulatory obligations.

You will also need to hold relevant qualifications and meet the requirements of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Eligibility requirements

You must hold the Spraysafe Agricultural Pilot qualification (or equivalent) and / or authorisation to apply a controlled chemical product.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must keep records from each application of agricultural chemical product for three years and be available if requested by an inspector.

Act(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Aerial Application) Regulations 2018 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Agriculture and Food

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:

Enquiries Officer

Agriculture and Food

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development

Operating address: LOCKED BAG 4
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Mailing address: 3 Baron-hay Court
South Perth, Western Australia 6151
Phone: 1300 374 731
Phone: 07 9368 3333
Fax: 08 9474 2405
Website: Agriculture and Food (Opens in new window)