Annual Report 2016–17—Index

Index

Page

A

110

abbreviations and acronyms

29

Accelerated Regulatory Science Training Program 29 accountability

70-1

see also corporate governance and management

 

accountable authority

13,62

actives, applications for

3,22,23,24,25-6

Administrative Appeals Tribunal

28,72

advertising and market research

69

agency resourcing statement

77

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992

10,11,62,63

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code

10,11,24,70,73

see also chemicals

 

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

10

Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994

10,11

Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper reform initiatives

15,31,43,47,77,78

agvet chemicals see chemicals

 

Agvet Code see Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code

 

ANAO see Australian National Audit Office

 

annual performance statement

 

results against criteria see performance

 

statement of preparation

21

antimicrobial resistance

29

applications

 

activities (statistics)

3,22,25-6

assessments

34,36

enquiries

42,44

fast-track system for low-risk applications

31,33,34,40

guidance for applicants see guidance material for industry

 

process review

55

reviews of decisions

28

systems improvements

47,51,53,68

timeliness

3,23-6

use of international data and standards

3,31,32,34-5

see also regulatory decision making

 

APVMA Client Service Charter

71

APVMA Gazette

24,42,44,70-1

APVMA Relocation Advisory Committee

6,17,67,70

Armidale NSW, relocation to see relocation to Armidale, NSW

 

Arthy, Kareena

7,13

assessments see applications

 

Audit Committee

63,64-5,70

Auditor-General see Australian National Audit Office

 

audits

 

ANAO performance audit

65

of financial statements

78,79-80

of good manufacturing practice

25,39

of knowledge management practices

51

label audits of registered products

38

review of audit scheduling model

39

AusTender

78

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code

68

Australian Border Force

37,40

Australian Information Commissioner

72

Australian Manufacturers’ Licensing Scheme

65

Australian National Audit Office

64,65,71

Australian Public Service Code of Conduct

64

awards for APVMA

3

B

 

business model

17,67

business processes

3,32,33,52-5

C

 

case manager model

4,42,44

chemical reviews

3,30

chemicals

 

APVMA role in regulating

2-3,10,11

‘control of use’

11

registration (use of international data and standards)

3,31,32,34-5

regulation approach based on emerging technologies

29

unregistered

37,40

see also applications; products

 

Chief Executive Officer

7,13,62

Chief Operating Officer

13

Chief Scientist

15

client focus (Strategy 3)

20

performance highlights

7

performance statements

42-50

service charter

71

service standards

47

summary

4

see also stakeholder engagement

 

code of conduct

64

Comcare

58

Comcover

71

committees

 

corporate

63

international

68-9

Commonwealth fraud control guidelines

70

Commonwealth Ombudsman

72

Commonwealth procurement guidelines

78

communication

4,42-4,47,48

see also consultative processes; guidance material for industry

 

complaints

72

compliance activities

 

noncompliance allegation assessments

31,36-8

performance statements

36-41

regulation approach based on emerging technologies

29

statutory notices

24

strategy and approaches

28

summary

3

timeframes

24

see also monitoring and enforcement activities

 

Compliance and enforcement strategy 2015-17

28,36,39

compliance with finance law

16

conferences and seminars

4,29,45,46,47,68

conflict of interest declarations

 

Audit Committee

65

MLSILC

66

consultancies

78

consultative processes

42,45,46,55,65-6,68

see also stakeholder engagement

 

contracts

78

‘control of use’ process

11

corporate Commonwealth entity status of APVMA

62

corporate governance and management

62-73

committees

63

executive management and structure

12-15

performance highlights

7

Corporate plan 2015-20

20,62

performance against see performance

 

court decisions

28,71

crop groups

41

customer service standards

 

performance

47

service charters

71

see also stakeholder satisfaction

 

D

 

decision making see regulatory decision making

 

declarations of interest

 

Audit Committee

65

MLSILC

66

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

29,41,49,68

Department of Health

67

Department of the Environment and Energy

36,67

Digital Continuity 2020 strategic road map

56

digital strategy

7,17,51,52,56

dimethoate

3,30,45

Diploma of Government in Regulatory Science

57

directors’ and officers’ liability cover

71

disability reporting

72

E

 

ecologically sustainable development

73

efficacy assessments

36

electronic document records management system

7,53,73

email enquiries

42,44

employees see staff

 

enabling legislation

10

Enforcement Committee

38,63

enquiries

4,42,44

enterprise agreement

57,58

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

73

environmental performance

73

environmental scientific assessment advice

67

equity

15,77

ethical standards

64

Executive Directors

13-14

Executive Leadership Team

12,63

executive management and structure

12-15

expenses

15,77

external scientific reviewers

36

external scrutiny (corporate)

71-2

F

 

fast-track system for low-risk applications

31,33,34,40

finance law compliance

16

financial performance

59,76-8

financial statements

79-106

fipronil

37

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

34

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

15

fraud control

70

functions

10-11

funding

15

future (looking ahead)

4-5

G

 

good manufacturing practice

 

audits

25,39

information requests

41

review of assessment programs

55

governance see corporate governance and management

 

Government Policy Orders

2,6,17

Greening of Government program

73

greyhound racing industry

37

guidance material for APVMA staff

53,54,64

guidance material for industry

31,32,34,35,41,42,68

level of satisfaction with

42,43,48

H

 

health and safety see work health and safety

 

Health Canada

3

high performance and efficiency (Strategy 4)

20

performance highlights

7

performance statements

50-9

horse racing industry

37

human resources see staff

 

I

 

imports of unregistered chemicals

37,40

income

15,76

indemnities

71

information and communication technology

2,51-4

digital strategy

7,17,51,52,56

ICT strategic plans

4,7,51,56

legacy systems decommissioned

4,54

security

57

information management governance framework

56

instructional material library

53,54

insurance premiums

71

Intergovernmental agreement

11

international data and standards

3,31,32,34-5

international engagement

3,68-9

J

 

Janiec, Stefanie

13

Joyce, Barnaby

6,10

judicial decisions

72

K

 

knowledge management

51

Kruspe, Paul

14

L

 

label audits and rectification

38

Learning and Development Strategy

58,59

see also science training; staff: training

 

legislative framework

 

enabling Acts

10

for levy imposition and collection

15

letter of transmission

v

levies

15,76,78

Levy, Mitchell

13

location of staff

16,17

looking forward

4-5

low-risk applications

31,33,34,40

Lutze, Jason

14

M

 

Major Projects Board

63

management and accountability see corporate governance and management

 

management documentation

7

Manufacturers’ Licensing Scheme Industry Liaison Committee

65-6

market research

69

Minister

6,10

Ministerial directions

2,6,11,17

mission statement

ix

monitoring and enforcement activities

36-41

see also compliance activities

 

N

 

Nair, Geetha

14

National Disability Strategy 2010–20

72

National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals

10

noncompliance see compliance activities

 

Norden, Alan

14

notifiable incidents

58

notifiable variations

3,27

O

 

Office of the Australian Information Commissioner reviews

72

officers’ and directors’ liability cover

71

Ombudsman

72

operating reserve

78

Operational Performance reports

49

Operational plan 2016–17

20,62

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development guidelines and standards

32

organisational efficiency

7,20,50-9

organisational structure

12

organisational sustainability

57

Outcome

1,77

outlook

4-5

Overseas Good Manufacturing Practice Scheme

65

see also good manufacturing practice

 

P

 

Parker, Chris

7,13

see also Chief Executive Officer

 

parliamentary committees

71

People Strategy 2016–19

58,72

see also staff

 

performance

 

corporate governance and management

7,62-73

environmental

73

highlights

6-7

Strategy 1: Decision making

6,20,22-30

Strategy 2: Regulatory burden

6,20,30-41

Strategy 3: Client focus

7,20,42-50

Strategy 4: High performance and efficiency

7,20,50-9

summary

2-4

personnel see staff

 

pesticides

10,22,23,24,29,38

see also chemicals

 

plans and planning

 

corporate and operational

20,62

fraud control

70

ICT

7,51,56

risk management framework

70

workforce

58

policies (corporate)

64

see also guidance material for APVMA staff; plans and planning

 

Portfolio Budget Statement

21,77

portfolio membership

10

powers of APVMA

11,38

committee oversight of use of powers

38,63

see also roles and functions

 

presentations

29

privacy

71

private sector reviewers

36

procurement see purchasing

 

products

 

applications

3,22,23,24,25

crop groups

41

fast-track system for low-risk applications

31,33,34,40

good manufacturing practice

25,39,41,55

label audits

38

manufacturing audits

39

notifiable variations

27

registered

10

registration fees and levies

15

requirements for legal supply or use

10,11

safety of

10

unregistered

37,40

see also chemicals

 

professional indemnity

71

project management, committee oversight of

63

Protective Security Policy Framework

57

public consultation see consultative processes

 

Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013

10,16,63

accountable authority (CEO)

13,62

annual performance statement, statement of preparation

21

s.22 Government Policy Order

2,3,17,71

status of APVMA under

62

public sector values

64

Public Service Act 1999

16

publications

 

annual and operational reports

49

APVMA Gazette

24,42,44,70-1

purchasing

78

Q

 

Queensland parliamentary and coronial inquiries

71

R

 

racing industry

37

records management

7,53,73

recruitment

4,7,51,58

Reeves, Phil

15

Registration Quality Committee

63

registrations see applications

 

Regulator Performance Framework

62,65

performance against

39-41,46-50

regulatory burden reduction (Strategy 2)

20

performance highlights

6

performance statements

30-41

public consultation

68

summary

3

regulatory decision making (Strategy 1)

20

activities (statistics)

3,22,25-6

performance highlights

6

performance statements

22-30

summary

3

see also applications

 

regulatory science

 

diploma in

57

performance statements

28-30

Science Quality Committee

63-67

Regulatory Scientist Training and Skills Requirements Survey

29

related entity transactions

67

relocation to Armidale, NSW

 

advisory committee

17,67

Armidale office established

4,17

consultancies

78

digital strategy

7,17,51,52,56

funding

6,15,77

Government Policy Order

2,6,17

planning for

2,4,17

risk framework

70

Senate committee inquiry

71

repackaging of products

33

reporting obligations

70-1

annual report

49

disability reporting

72

Operational Performance reports

49

see also publications

 

retention of staff see separations of staff

 

revenue

15,76

risk management

 

in compliance and licensing activities

3,27,28,29,39,40

corporate

63,64,70

low-risk applications

31,33,34,40

for relocation

70

roles and functions

 

APVMA

2-3,10-11

CEO

13,72

S

 

science (regulatory science)

23-30

Science Quality Committee

63-67

science training

29,51,57,58

security

57

seminars see conferences and seminars

 

seminars see conferences and seminars

71

senior executives

13-15

Senior Leadership Team

63

senior management committees

63

separations of staff

4,16,51

service charters

71

Social Club

51

staff

 

career management

51

enterprise agreement

57,58

ethical standards

64

guidance material for

53,54,64

induction

51,53

location

16

profile

16

recruitment

4,7,51,58

senior executive

13-15

separation rate

4,16,51

training

29,51,58,59

work health and safety

58,72

see also Chief Executive Officer

 

Staff Consultative Committee

64

stakeholder engagement

4,17,42,45-50,65-6,68

APVMA service charter

71

customer service standards performance

47

stakeholder satisfaction

43,46,48

standards

3,31,32,34-5

strategies

20

Strategy 1: Decision making

20

performance highlights

6

performance statements

22-30

Strategy 2: Regulatory burden

20

performance highlights

6

performance statements

30-41

Strategy 3: Client focus

20

performance highlights

7

performance statements

42-50

Strategy 4: High performance and efficiency

20

performance highlights

7

performance statements

50-9

structure see organisational structure

 

subsidiaries

69

symposia see conferences and seminars

 

T

 

telephone enquiries

42,44

tendering see purchasing

 

terminology (definitions)

111-12

timeframes and timeliness

 

of advice on decisions

44

chemical reviews

30

noncompliance allegation assessments

31

regulatory decisions

3,23-6

trifluralin

37

U

 

unregistered chemical imports

37,40

V

 

values

64

veterinary medicines

3,10,11,22,23,24,29,71

see also chemicals; products

 

vision statement

ix

W

 

website

 

quality assurance

47

usability review

4,42,43,46

visits

45

White Paper see Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper reform initiatives

 

work health and safety

58,72

Work Health and Safety Committee

64,72

work instructions see guidance material for APVMA staff

 

workforce planning

58

see also staff

 

workshops see conferences and seminars

 

World Health Organization

34

 

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