2018–19 year to date performance overview

Between 01 July 2018 and 31 March 2019, the APVMA:

  • finalised 89 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 1783 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 2118 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 2375 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 85 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 85 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 82 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 83 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 84 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 82 per cent of the 1051 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 53 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 60 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–March 2019

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

97

89

13

Product registration—pesticides

876

938

434

Product registration—veterinary medicines

589

608

273

Actives

218

413

161

Permits

435

416

183

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

485

465

66

Item 25

13

11

7

Notifiable variations

532

531

1

Import consents

446

442

0

Certificates of export

303

286

38

Total

3994

4199

1176

*See description of application types

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