Society Logo
ME/CFS Australia Ltd
Please click here to donate ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc
 
 
Facebook
 
ME/CFS AUSTRALIA (SA) INC

Registered Charity 698

Email:
sacfs@sacfs.asn.au

Mailing address:
PO Box 28,
Hindmarsh,
South Australia 5007

Office:
Suite 506,
North Terrace House,
19 North Terrace,
Hackney, SA, 5069


Phone:
1300 128 339

Office Hours:
Wednesdays, 11am-3pm

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc supports the needs of sufferers of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and related illnesses. We do this by providing services and information to members.

Disclaimer

ME/CFS Australia (SA) Inc aims to keep members informed of various research projects, diets, medications, therapies, news items, etc. All communication, both verbal and written, is merely to disseminate information and not to make recommendations or directives.

Unless otherwise stated, the views expressed on this Web site are not necessarily the official views of the Society or its Committee and are not simply an endorsement of products or services.

Become a Member
PDF Application Form (PDF, 277KB)
Why become a member?

No-spray and pesticide guidelines

Wednesday 16 November 2011

From Peter Evans, Convenor of the South Australian Task Force on Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (via email):

 

Do Not SprayNo Spray and Pesticide Guidelines

In 2005 the South Australian Government's Inquiry into Multiple Chemical Sensitivity found that the herbicides used widely by local governments to control weeds are "causing and triggering the symptoms associated with MCS". The Inquiry recommended that No-Spray Registers be adopted by councils to help identify residents with MCS and chemical sensitivities generally.

After many years of negotiations, the Local Government Association of South Australia has finally approved two sets of guidelines for local councils on No-Spray Registers and reducing human exposure to pesticides. The No-Spray Register guidelines recommend prior notification of herbicide applications and a no-spray buffer zone for residents who are sensitive to herbicides. The guidelines on reducing human exposure to pesticides recommend physical methods of weed control such as brush-cutters and mowers.

Download:

PDF

Guidance for the establishment of No-Spray-Registers.pdf (PDF, 109KB)

PDF

Guidelines for local government on reducing pesticide exposure (PIRSA Biosecurity – Rural Chemicals – 2009) (PDF, 193KB)

 


 

blog comments powered by Disqus
Previous Previous Page