Pesticide use notification

Information on pesticide use notification including weekly spray activity plans, what are pesticides and herbicides

Weed officer spraying weedsDownload Weekly Spray Activity Plan to view where control work will be carried this week.

Click on link to view council's Pesticide use notification plan.

Visit NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) website to find out who is required to be trained for chemical applications.

To find out where to dispose of you chemical containers go to council's Drum Muster web page or council's household hazardous waste store.

What are pesticides ?

A pesticide is any substance or mixture of substances used to destroy, suppress or alter the life cycle of any pest. A pesticide can be a naturally derived or synthetically produced substance. A pesticide can also be an organism.

Pesticides include: herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, fumigants, bactericides, rodenticides, baits, lures, repellents and pesticides used on animals to control external parasites.

Pesticides control pest organisms by physically, chemically or biologically interfering with their metabolism or normal behaviour.

Visit the NSW Environment Protection Authority (EPA) website for more detailed information on pesticides.

What are herbicides ?

Herbicide is a chemical substance used to destroy or inhibit the growth of plants; they are a type of pesticide used to kill unwanted plants.

Below is list of chemicals used by council. Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) for these Pesticides and Additives can be viewed by clicking on their title.

Woody weeds

Grass weeds

Turf weeds

Aquatic weeds

Adjuvant

To search for other MSDS go the Nufarm's website or search Google.

Chemical Control: You must only use a chemical that is registered for use in NSW and in a manner and rate stated on the label (or a current pesticide order). Please ensure the chosen product is suitable for the designated land use and situation. Please observe all environmental and safety cautions that are stated on the label.

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