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Weed spraying equipment for hire from Council

Council has a number of spray equipment units that are available for hire from two locations; Calliope Depot and Miriam Vale Depot.

To be eligible to hire council's spray equipment the hirer must be a landholder and utilising the equipment on land within the Gladstone Region area.

Spray Equipment can be hired for a Maximum of 5 consecutive days

Pest Managment Officers are also available to offer assistance to landowners with plans to control declared pest plants.

To check avaiability and to book Spray Equipment please contact the Regulatory Services Division on 4977 6821 during normal working hours.  

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

NOTE: Bookings must be made one working day in advance.

Payment options are;

  • In person at any of Council’s Administration Centres. Cashier hours may vary at each office. General cashier hours are from 8.30am to 4.45pm Monday to Friday.
  • Complete the credit card section located at the bottom of the form.
  • Post a cheque or money order made payable to: 
    Gladstone Regional Council
    PO BOX 29
    GLADSTONE DC QLD 4680

Hire fees are daily.  The fees can be viewed on Gladstone Regional Council website under Fees and Charges or by contacting Council's Pest Management Unit on (07)49776 821.

A copy of the Spray Equipment Hire Agreement form can be found here

Spray equipment incur a bond fee which is refundable upon return of the spray equipment in good working order. To apply for your bond refund, please complete and submit form -  Request for Refund of Trust Bond

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 minumum 2 years.  

For more information, please phone Council's Regulatory Services Division on 07 4977 6821.

 Forms, Fact Sheets and Operating Manuals

  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

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
4 Available for collection from the Calliope Depot - Vallis Street, Calliope

1 Available for collection from the Miriam Vale Depot - Chapman Street, Miriam Vale.

1x twin reel Quik Spray Equipment
  • 600L tank
  • 2x 100m hoses, retractable by remote control
  • Mountable on back of single cab utility only

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
Available for collection from the Calliope Depot - Vallis Street, Calliope.

  1x single reel Silvan Spray Equipment
  • 450L tank
  • 40m hose, hand retractable
  • Mountable on back of single cab utility only

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
Available for collection from the Calliope Depot - Vallis Street, Calliope.

  1x single reel Silvan Spray Equipment
  • 450L tank
  • 40m hose, hand retractable
  • Mounted in trailer

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
Available for collection from the Rural Lands Depot - Racecourse Road, Calliope, opposite pound yards.

  1x single reel Quik Spray Equipment
  • 400L tank
  • 100m hose, hand retractable
  • Mounted in trailer

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
Available for collection from the Miriam Vale Depot - Chapman Street, Miriam Vale.

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

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
Available for collection from the Miriam Vale Depot - Chapman Street, Miriam Vale.

 
  1x single reel Quik Spray Equipment
  • 400L tank
  • 100m hose, hand retractable
  • Mountable on back of single cab utility only

Refer to Councils fees and charges for cost

Bond Applicable

To hire: phone 4977 6821
Available for collection from the Miriam Vale Depot - Chapman Street, Miriam Vale.