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Weed spraying equipment for hire from Council

Gladstone Regional Council loans a range of spray equipment to landholders for the management of pest plants within the Gladstone region. Spray equipment can be hired for a maximum of 5 consecutive days and can only be used on land within the Gladstone region.

Hirers are required to pay hire fees, a bond and submit a signed Spray Equipment Hire Agreement (here) to council prior to picking up the spray equipment. 

Bookings must be made one working day in advance, and payment must be received before picking up the spray equipment.

Payment options are;

  • In person at any of Council’s Administration Centres during business hours;

  • Credit card; or

  • Cheque or money order.

Current fees can be viewed on Gladstone Regional Council website under Fees and Charges.

To apply for your bond refund, please complete and submit form -  Request for Refund of Trust Bond

To check availability and to book spray equipment, please contact the Regulatory Services Division on 4977 6821.  

IMPORTANT: 

  • Council Work Place Health & Safety Policy requires closed in footwear at all times on Council premises.  No thongs or bare feet whilst on Gladstone Regional Council's depots or operations property.

  • Hirers that are late for the arranged pickup or return time will be required to book another time and late fees may be applicable. 

  • A Daily Record of Herbicide Application form must be completed and kept by the landholder for a minimum 2 years.  

  • Landholders who hire any slide on unit must supply their own tie down straps (4 x 1.5 tonne tie down straps).

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5x Forestry Gas Powered Splatter Guns

  • Gas powered
  • 6m spray length
  • 5L tank
  • Kit includes backpack, second gas cylinder and holster
  • Gas cylinders are required to be retuned full

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

2 x UTV Single Reel QuikSpray Units

  • 400L tank
  • 1 x 100m hose (retractable by remote control)
  • Mountable on back of single and dual cab utilities

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

1 x 600L Dual Reel QuikSpray at Calliope

  • 600L tank
  • 2 x 100m hose (retractable by remote control)

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Only available at Miriam Vale Depot

1 x Dual reel QuikSpray on Trailer

  • 600L tank
  • 2 x 100m hose (retractable by remote control)

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Only available at Miriam Vale Depot

1 x Single Reel QuikSpray on Trailer

  • 400L tank
  • 1 x 100m hose (retractable by remote control)

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Only available at Miriam Vale Depot

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1x Single Reel Silvan Spray Unit on Trailer

  • 450L tank
  • 40m hose, hand retractable
  • Mounted on trailer

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Only available at Calliope Depot

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 3x Wick Wipers

  • Similar looking to a slasher towed by tractor.  3 point linkage is required.  The rope is soaked in glyphosate that touches the top of the weeds.

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

 

1 x Boomless Spray Unit

  • Sprays 10m swath
  • Fits to tow bar of 4x4 vehicle
  • On/off switch to control spray

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Only available at Miriam Vale Depot

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