A guide to the management of pesticides in local government pest control programs in Western Australia

Many local governments consider the use of pesticides to be the most efficient and cost-effective option for the management of pests within their jurisdiction. This guide aims to assist local government authorities develop pest control programs that adopt a framework that enabling

  • Better management of the use of pesticides
  • More effective use of contracted pest management technicians 
  • An increased level of community involvement with the program and;
  • The adoption of a more consistent and considered approach to the management of pest control programs 

The guide is targeted to local government officers who seek assistance in the development of a pesticide management policy (using integrated pest management principles) and a pesticide use notification plan.

The guide is available for download here ( XXXKB)

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