Commercial pest control operators (PCOs) are licensed and regulated by the department. Information provided for PCOs includes:

  • how to apply for a pest control licence
  • guidelines for licensing
  • legislation governing the pest control industry
  • common pests
  • safety requirements.


EPA fines company for yabbie deaths at Queens Park Lake

11 July 2016

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has fined a Laverton North company and one of its contractors for causing the deaths of hundreds of yabbies at Queens Park Lake in Moonee Ponds. Learn more at the EPA website.

Contact details

  • Pest Control Program

    Phone hours are: 9 am to 12 pm, Monday to Friday. Direct all other enquiries to the pest control email address. Postal address: GPO Box 4057, Melbourne VIC 3001