Background to the working party

In March 2010, a broad-based industry technical working party, the National Working Party on Pesticide Applications (NWPPA) was established to consider the potential outcomes of policy changes and spray drift reviews being undertaken by the Australian Pesticide and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA). As a result of the policy changes new pesticide product labels now contain statements that describe mandatory no-spray zones (buffer zones) in the downwind direction at the time of spray application.
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Executive Committee

Members of the Executive Committee

Annual meetings

International comparisons

Research program

The work of the NWPPA is underpinned by a research program consisting of 11 projects.

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The National Working Party on Pesticide Applications is funded by: