Laws for ground distribution of herbicides

A herbicide, a category of agricultural chemical, is defined as any material used or intended to be used for destroying, or preventing the spread of plants.

Herbicides are registered by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA).

The misuse of herbicides has the potential to harm agriculture or livestock, the environment, trade, or human health.

Legislation is in place to ensure that commercial operators and their businesses distribute herbicides from ground equipment responsibly.

The following legislation regulates the ground distribution of herbicides:

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