AgVet Chemicals

​Agricultural and veterinary chemicals play an important role in primary production by protecting crops and livestock from unwanted weeds, pests and diseases. 

Misuse of chemicals can result in risks to human and animal health, the environment and trade relations. ​

The information below will guide you in the safe, responsible and effective use of agricultural and veterinary chemicals:

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Fertiliser Legislation:
- Fertilizers Act 1993
Fertilizers Regulations 2005

Legislation restricting access to Security-Sensitive Dangerous Substances (SSDS) came into effect in Tasmania from 21 November 2005. The first substance to be regulated by this legislation is Security Sensitive Ammonium Nitrate (SSAN) because of its history of use by terrorists and concerns about its ready availability.


Chemicals Coordinator

Stuart Bowman
165 Westbury Road,
Prospect, TAS, 7250.
Fax: 03 6343 2833