1 January 2015 changes

23 December 2014

A range of changes come into effect on 1 January 2015, affecting application fees, product labels and variations to registered products:

Application fee increase—final phase

The application fee increase that takes effect from 1 January brings charges back in line with the 40 per cent cost recovery target outlined in the cost recovery impact statement published in November 2012. There is a corresponding reduction in levy rates.

View information on the timing of the changes to application fees.

One distinguishing product on the register—multiple labels

From 1 January 2015 the distinguishing name for a product no longer has to be the same name on the product container label and multiple labels can be approved for one product—read more.

Simple changes to details are now easier

It will be easier to vary the details of an existing registered product from 1 January 2015. Using APVMA online services people can make multiple changes to one product—for a single fee—read more.

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