Chemicals and herbicides
Licencing and operator requirements for agriculture chemicals.
Use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals
Find out about safely using agricultural and veterinary chemicals in Queensland, including licences and permits.
Aerial distribution of agricultural chemicals
Find out about licensing requirements and laws for aerial distribution of agricultural chemicals, including obligations for record keeping and avoiding misuse.
Chemical application licence search
Search the register to verify if a commercial spray operator is licensed.
Commercial operator's licence for using herbicides
Find out how to qualify and apply for a commercial operator’s licence to apply herbicides with ground equipment in Queensland.
Ground distribution of herbicides
Learn about the licensing requirements, laws and regulations for ground distribution of herbicides in Queensland.
Distributing herbicides in hazardous areas
Find out where declared hazardous areas are in Queensland, and what permits are required to distribute certain restricted herbicides.
Off-target spray drift issues
Find out how to prevent spray drift of agricultural chemicals, and manage and report spray drift impacts when they occur.
- Last reviewed: 14 Feb 2023
- Last updated: 14 Feb 2023
I want to...
Animal welfare at Queensland rodeos
New requirements apply at rodeos from 1 January 2022 to protect the welfare of animals.
Assistance for drought-affected primary producers
Learn more about drought relief programs available to your business.
Check your biosecurity entity registration
Check you're registered as a biosecurity entity and update your details.
Sign up for biosecurity alerts
Receive alerts about biosecurity issues that are important to you, as soon as they happen.
African swine fever
Take action now – prevent African swine fever.
Premier of Queensland's Export Awards
Applications are now open. Celebrate your export success and help unlock even more opportunities, taking your business further, faster!