Agricultural scientific reviewers

Disclaimer

The APVMA does not warrant that the work performed by any one of the below scientific reviewers will satisfy the statutory requirements regarding efficacy and target crop/animal safety under s5B of the Agvet Code. The APVMA has a statutory responsibility to be satisfied the product meets the efficacy criteria under s14 1 (c) (i) of the Agvet Code. This must be separately assessed at the time of application. 

Herbicides

Reviewer contact details Reviewer qualifications Areas of expertise for the purposes of this pilot are:

Charles Kidd

Insight Agriculture

Phone:  +61 417 336 458

Email: charles.kidd@ausknow.com
Dip. App. Sci. Agric.  Grad. Dip. Agric.  M. Sc. Agric Herbicides for broad acre crops and horticulture

David Astridge

Hortactix

Phone: +61 401 321 336

Email: hortactix@gmail.com
BAgrSc. Degree in Agriculture/horticulture science Herbicides for horticulture (tropical fruit and vegetable crops) 

David Bell

David Bell & Associates Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 417 501 503

Email: david.j.bell@telstra.com
Dip. Ag Sci, G.D. Ag; M. Appl Sci (Ag) Herbicides for broad acre crops, horticulture and pasture

Ian Smith

Ian Smith Horticulture

Phone: +61 407 201 789

Email: Ian.Smith@HortConsult.com.au
BSc, biological sciences, Dip Agr Sci Herbicides for broad acre crops

Phil Sinclair

Australian Environmental Agency Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 432 032 195

Email: phil@aeapl.com.au
BScAgr (Hons) [Syd], MSc [Macq) Herbicides and growth regulators for broad acre crops, horticulture or home garden

Fungicides

Reviewer contact details Reviewer qualifications Areas of expertise for the purposes of this pilot are:  

Charles Kidd

Insight Agriculture

Phone: +61 417 336 458

Email: charles.kidd@ausknow.com

Dip. App. Sci. Agric.  Grad. Dip. Agric.  M. Sc. Agric Fungicides for broad acre crops and horticulture

David Astridge

Hortactix

Phone: +61 401 321 336

Email: hortactix@gmail.com
BAgrSc. Degree in Agriculture/horticulture science Fungicides for horticulture (tropical fruit and vegetable crops)

David Bell

David Bell & Associates Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 417 501 503

Email: david.j.bell@telstra.com
Dip. Ag Sci, G.D. Ag; M. Appl Sci (Ag) Fungicides for broad acre crops, horticulture and pasture

Dr Harry Greaves

HG Consulting

Phone: +61 419 585 193 or
+61 3 9889 0764

Email: hgreaves@bigpond.net.au
B Tech (microbiology); PhD (plant pathology); DSc (wood products, preservation and biodeterioration) Fungicides and timber preservatives (not termites) 

Dr Jillian Hinch

Phone: +61 403 170 946

Email: jillian.hinch@gmail.com
B Sc (Ed), B Sc (Hons), PhD in Plant Pathology (Univ of Melb) Fungicides for broad acre crops, pasture, turf and horticulture

Insecticides

Reviewer contact details Reviewer qualifications Areas of expertise for the purposes of this pilot are:

Charles Kidd

Insight Agriculture

Phone: +61 417 336 458

Email: charles.kidd@ausknow.com

Dip. App. Sci. Agric.  Grad. Dip. Agric.  M. Sc. Agric Insecticides for broad acre crops and horticulture

Dr Bernard Franzmann

Phone: +61 7 3325 3573

Email: berndawn@gmail.com
M. Sc. PhD Insecticides for broad acre crops and horticultural crops

Daniela Carnovale

Australian Environment Agency Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 2 6273 7777

Email: daniela@aeapl.com.au
BSc (Hons) in Resource and Environmental Management Insecticides and bioinsecticides for broad acre crops, horticulture or home garden/urban pest

David Astridge

Hortactix

Phone: +61 401 321 336

Email: hortactix@gmail.com
BAgrSc. Degree in Agriculture/horticulture science Insecticides for horticulture (tropical fruit and vegetable crops) 

David Bell

David Bell & Associates Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 417 501 503

Email: david.j.bell@telstra.com
Dip. Ag Sci, G.D. Ag; M. Appl Sci (Ag) Insecticides for application to broad acre crops, horticulture and pasture

Dr Richard Vickers

Phone: +61 2 6254 6902

Email: richard.vickers@hotmail.com
Diploma in Agriculture (WAC); BSc (Hons) Zoology (ANU); PhD Entomology (ANU) Insecticides and insect pheromones

Ian Smith

Ian Smith Horticulture

Phone: +61 407 201 789

Email: Ian.Smith@HortConsult.com.au
BSc, biological sciences, Dip Agr Sci Insecticides for application to broad acre crops

Dr Jillian Hinch

Phone: +61 403 170 946

Email: jillian.hinch@gmail.com
B Sc (Ed), B Sc (Hons), PhD in Plant Pathology (Univ of Melb)

Insecticides and nematicides for application to broad acre crops, pasture, turf and horticulture

Phil Sinclair

Australian Environmental Agency Pty Ltd

Phone: +61 432 032 195

Email: phil@aeapl.com.au
BScAgr (Hons) [Syd], MSc [Macq) Insecticides for application to broad acre crops, horticulture and home garden/urban pest

Kitt Consulting Pty Ltd

Dr Jorg Kitt

Phone: 0429 939 403

Email: jorgkitt@gmail.com

PhD (AgScience, Entomology)

Diplom Biologist

Insecticides for home garden/urban pest

Biocides

Reviewer contact details Reviewer qualifications Areas of expertise for the purposes of this pilot are:

Dr Brendan Cowled

AusVet Animal Health Services

Phone: +61 420 851 350

Email: brendan@ausvet.com.au

B.V.Sc (hons)

PhD (vertebrate pest control)

FANZCVS (veterinary epidemiology)

Registered Veterinary Specialist (Veterinary Epidemiology)
Vertebrate pest control

Biocides is the term used for the group of products that include:

  • vertebrate poisons
  • molluscicides
  • disinfectants
  • antifouling paints
  • pool products.

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