2017–18 year to date performance overview

Between 1 July 2017 and 31 March 2018, the APVMA:

  • finalised 102 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 2136 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 2489 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 2693 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 69 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 59 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 79 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 81 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 63 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 85 per cent of the 1453 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 42 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 43 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe
  • 67 per cent of non-technical applications for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 94 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions July 2017 – March 2018 

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

104

102

40

Product registration—pesticides

812

1065

417

Product registration—veterinary medicines

648

714

324

Actives

678

479

573

Permits

351

435

143

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

417

427

8

Item 25

8

10

11

Notifiable variations

621

582

39

Import consents

581

614

29

Certificates of export

284

262

9

Total

4504

4690

1593

*See description of application types.

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