2018–19 year to date performance overview

Between 01 July 2018 and 31 December 2018, the APVMA:

  • finalised 67 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 1250 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 1459 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 1766 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 85 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 83 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 84 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 95 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 83 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 83 per cent of the 1090 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 50 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 64 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
  • 90 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe.

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

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

61

67

9

Product registration—pesticides

637

653

481

Product registration—veterinary medicines

446

493

244

Actives

152

337

170

Permits

314

283

195

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

237

253

30

Item 25

13

6

12

Notifiable variations

349

341

8

Import consents

300

300

4

Certificates of export

217

225

14

Total

2726

2958

1167

*See description of application types

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