2018–19 year to date performance overview

Between 1 July 2018 and 30 September 2018, the APVMA:

  • finalised 19 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 631 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 757 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 996 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 86 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 80 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 88 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 99 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 79 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 83 per cent of the 1071 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 44 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 67 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe
  • 99 per cent of non-technical applications for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 91 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe.

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions July 2018–September 2018

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

53

31

21

Product registration—pesticides

289

309

477

Product registration—veterinary medicines

253

248

296

Actives

62

274

146

Permits

153

165

152

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

144

154

36

Item 25

6

2

9

Notifiable variations

192

191

1

Import consents

215

210

7

Certificates of export

158

149

8

Total

1525

1733

1153

*See description of application types.

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