Department of Health

Pesticide use and pest control

Commercial pest control operators (PCOs) are licensed and regulated by the department. Information provided for PCOs includes:

  • how to apply for a pest control licence
  • guidelines for licensing
  • legislation governing the pest control industry
  • common pests
  • safety requirements.

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Reviewed 10 November 2021

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Contact details

Phone hours are: 9 am to 1 pm, Monday to Friday. Direct all other enquiries to the pest control email address.

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