2016–17 year to date performance overview

Between 01 July 2016 and 30 June 2017, the APVMA:

  • finalised 139 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 2652 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 2910 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 2453 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 69 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 45 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 77 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 88 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 71 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 71 per cent of the 1650 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 45 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 60 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe
  • 44 per cent of non-technical applications for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 88 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions July 2016 – June 2017

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

139

139

34

Product registration—pesticides

1013

750

671

Product registration—veterinary medicines

654

596

383

Actives

738

648

370

Permits

505

459

226

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

267

282

17

Item 25

15

16

14

Notifiable variations

995

967

53

Import consents

803

788

6

Certificates of export

343

335

19

Total

5472

4980

1793

*See description of application types.

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