LBG can assist with Permit Applications for Use of Restricted Chemical Products (RCPs)
The Leschenault Biosecurity Group can assist landholders within our operational area with subsidy of the cost of a Restricted Chemical Product (RCP) Permit, along with application guidance. If you are interested in obtaining an RCP permit, please contact us to discuss your eligibility and the related process.
Why is a permit needed?
Permits are required for landholders to possess and use registered 1080 or strychnine products for vertebrate animal control. Before purchasing and using these products you must complete required training, ensure you comply with relevant Acts, Regulations and Legislation, and obtain the appropriate permit(s). The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development charge a fee of $83.50 (GST inclusive) for the assessment and processing of a Restricted Chemical Product Permit. There is also a fee of $41.25 for permit amendments that apply for use of 1080, PAPP and strychnine.
Minimum requirements for restricted chemical product applications for permits:
- You must complete online RCP training
- Your property must be greater than 10 hectares / 25 acres
(If property under 10ha/25ac – special conditions may be considered)
- Baiting to be a minimum of 150 metres from any dwellings
- Property must located outside an urban zone
- Property located outside a public drinking water catchment area
- You can store 1080 safely in a locked cabinet
For more information about this permit, please visit: WA DPIRD RCP Permits
If you are interested in determining if LBG can assist you, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0477 049 967.