Regulatory update #210

11 June 2015

IT systems shutdown: online services unavailable 12–15 June 2015

There will be no access to APVMA online services from:

  • Friday 12 June at 5 pm until Monday 15 June at 7 am.

We are moving our IT infrastructure.

While the primary APVMA website will remain operational, users will not be able to access systems such as chemical product search (PubCRIS), online applications and online payments during these times.

For detailed information on affected services, including advice on applications in progress, please visit our website.

Pre-application assistance: review finalisation and next steps

The review into pre-application assistance is complete. We are now seeking industry input to co-design new pre-application assistance processes to assist people in making and preparing applications.

Consultation closes 3 July 2015.

Review of approved analysts

We are calling for expressions of interest from people seeking appointment as an APVMA approved analyst. Analysts assist the APVMA with various aspects of chemical testing relevant to the assessment, approval and compliance functions of the agency.

A request form and the criteria for appointment and guidelines for provision of services by approved analysts are available on our website.

Data Guidelines

The following data guideline was reviewed by the APVMA and changes made:

  • Toxicology (Part 3) – Minor editorial corrections (most significantly at section to fix an incorrect reference). Fixed various links.

Consultation extension: Seeking stakeholder input into the use of international data, standards, assessments and decisions

This consultation has been extended by four weeks, to allow time for further consideration of additional information for developing criteria.

Consultation closes 10 July 2015.

Help and assistance

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