2017–18 year to date performance overview

Between 01 July 2017 and 30 June 2018, the APVMA:

  • finalised 143 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 2873 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 3227 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 3582 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 73 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 63 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 81 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 86 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 67 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 83 per cent of the 1306 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 43 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 54 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe
  • 72 per cent of non-technical applications for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 93 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe

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

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

146

143

28

Product registration—pesticides

1151

1325

496

Product registration—veterinary medicines

864

965

288

Actives

729

747

357

Permits

483

545

165

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

658

639

36

Item 25

10

18

5

Notifiable variations

762

747

15

Import consents

740

779

14

Certificates of export

335

309

6

Total

5878

6217

1410

*See description of application types.

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