Our science

The APVMA uses independent, expert scientific advice to inform and guide the regulatory decisions we make.

With responsibility for protecting people, animals, crops, the environment and trade, it’s important that all stakeholders understand and have confidence in the quality and robustness of our science.

Office of the Chief Scientist

The Chief Scientist ensures science frameworks and practices meet appropriate standards

APVMA standard on good regulatory science

Strengthens science quality and underpins our regulatory decisions

Science Fellows

Eminent national and international scientists appointed for their expertise

Regulatory Science Network

Government biological and chemical regulators network

The application of science to regulatory risk assessment

Applying science to risk assessment

The risk analysis framework

Risk—assessment, management and communication

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