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We are now 60 years young!

Serving South Aussies Since 1959

As you get older, you start to reflect on life. Below, we have curated our life events, moment and milestones since 1959

A business built on serving South Aussies

A pillar and a brand icon in South Australia that has stood the test of time.

A business built on innovation.
See how we've innovated our way since 1959

1957

It was 1957 when Peter Scott began his pest control career in the tiny town of Koolunga.

1959

In 1959 Peter made the decision to go out by himself naming his business after the Murray River and was based in Renmark

1964

In 1964 Murray Pest Control moves to 65 Magill Road, Stepney in Adelaide. The current business is next door at 67 Magill Road.

1960s - 1970s

Throughout the 1960’s and 1970’s the business expanded into regional South Australia performing roadside weed spraying for local councils and servicing residential properties in regional towns and farms.

1987

In 1987 Murray Pest Control acquires Able Pest Control.

1994

In 1994 MPC won the N.T Government contract to service remote communities and Government agency buildings from Alice Springs through Tennant Creek, Katherine and Darwin.

1997

  • We became the first South Australian Pest Control company to achieve ISO accreditation for quality.
  • In 1997, we made the decision to move company focus to using the safest chemical available – Environmental focus

1998

We commence our first trials using Premise – a new age safe product – introduced to the SA market in 1998

1999

We install the first Sentricon Trial site in SA. Later on, we introduce it to the SA Market

2001

  • In 2001 Construction of New headquarters building at 69 Magill Rd Stepney
  • In 2001 franchise network is established across SA & NT