Annual Report 2018–19: Index

A
abbreviations and acronyms 90
accountable authority 11
address and contact details ii
Administrative Appeals Tribunal 30, 48
adverse experience reports 8, 29, 30
agency resourcing statement 53
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 8, 9, 39
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code 8
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Act 1994 8
Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Code Regulations 1995 8
agvet chemicals see chemicals
applications

approved

29

feedback from users

35

fees and levies

13, 52

reporting obligations

47

timeliness of processing

29

use of international assessments

4, 32

APVMA see Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority
APVMA Gazette 35, 47
Armidale NSW, relocation to 21, 27

Government Policy Order

4, 21

offices of APVMA

4

staff separations

14, 68

Audit Committee 39, 40
Auditor-General see Australian National Audit Office
audits by APVMA 31–2
audits of APVMA  

financial statements

54, 56–8

operations audit

48

Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code 43
Australian National Audit Office 48, 54, 56–7
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)  

corporate Commonwealth entity

8

enabling legislation

8

executive management

11–13

functions and powers

8

organisational structure

10

purpose

8

significant activities and changes

21

B
business transformation 26–8

 

C
Canberra office 4, 27
Case Management and Administration Unit 35
Change Management Committee 39
chemicals  

APVMA regulatory performance

26–35

APVMA regulatory role

8–9

‘control of use’

9

see also applications; products
Chief Executive Officer 11

accountable authority

11

remuneration

18–19

summary and outlook

4–5

Chief Regulatory Scientist 5, 10, 12
chlorpyrifos (insecticide) 4, 29
client service approach  

performance

35

service charter

35

committees 39–42
conflict of interest declarations 42, 81
consultancies 55
consultative processes 34, 43 see also
international engagement; stakeholder engagement
contact address ii
‘control of use’ 9
corporate Commonwealth entity status of APVMA 8
corporate governance 38–42
corporate plan 24, 38

performance against

24, 29–30, 33–5

corporate strategies see strategies
Cost Recovery Implementation Statement 5
cost recovery practices 26, 28
court decisions 48
Croft, Lisa 11
Currie, Dwayne 13
customer service see client service approach
D
decision making 29–32
Department of Agriculture 28, 43
Department of the Environment 42
Deputy Chief Executive Officer 10, 11
digital strategy 4, 28
document and records management 28

 

E
emergency permits 4, 31, 32
employees see staff
Enabling Technologies Program 4, 5, 28
Enforcement Committee 39
enterprise agreement 18
ethical standards 40
Executive Directors 10, 11–12
Executive Leadership Team 39
Executive Leadership Team Prioritisation Forum 39
executive management and structure 10–13
expenses 53
external scrutiny 48

 

F
Federal Court hearing 48
fees and levies 13, 52, 78
finance law compliance 14
financial management 26, 28
financial performance 13–14, 52–5
financial reserve 54
financial statements 56–87
fraud control 47
functions and powers of APVMA 9
funding 13–14, see also income

 

G
General Counsel 10, 13
glossary 90–1
governance 38–42
Government Policy Orders 4, 21
guidance material for APVMA employees 40, see also staff: training and development
guidance material for industry 27, 40, 42
H
Hardy, Maggie 12, see also Chief Regulatory Scientist
human resources see staff
I
income 13–14, 52
indemnities 47
individual flexible arrangements 18
industry information sessions 43
industry interactions see stakeholder engagement
information and communication technology 4, 5, 28
insecticide chlorpyrifos in home and garden settings 4, 29
instructional material see guidance material for industry
insurance premiums 47
international assessments 3, 32
international engagement 29, 43–6

 

J
judicial decisions 48

 

K
key management personnel 16–17
knowledge management 27

 

L
legislative framework  

enabling legislation

8

for levy imposition and collection

13

legislative reforms 34
letter of transmittal iii
levies 13, 52
looking forward 5
Lord Howe Island, permits and review 48
Lutze, Jason 11

 

M
Manufacturers’ Licensing Scheme Industry Liaison Committee 40–2
McKenzie, Hon. Bridget 8
minister 8
ministerial directions 9, 21
mission statement 1
N
National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals 8
non-technical assessments 32
Norden, Alan 12

 

O
Office of the Chief Regulatory Scientist 5
offices of APVMA see Armidale NSW, relocation to; Canberra office
operational plan 24, 25, 38

performance against

24–32

organisational structure 10

 

P
Parker, Chris 11, see also Chief Executive Officer
parliamentary committees 48
performance measurement 25
performance report  

accountable authority statement

25

Strategy 1: Transform our business

26–8

Strategy 2: Maintain regulatory science capability to deliver high-quality decision making

29–32

Strategy 3: Improve regulatory service delivery and feedback systems

33–5

see also financial performance
personnel see staff
pesticides see chemicals
plans and planning 24, 38
Portfolio Budget Statement 25

performance against

see performance report

portfolio membership 8
powers of APVMA 9, see also roles and functions
presentations 30
privacy 47
Privacy Commissioner 47
products  

applications

see applications

fees and levies

13, 52

see also chemicals
public consultation see consultative processes; stakeholder engagement
Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013 8, 14, 25, 38, 39
Public Service Act 1999, 14 section 24(1) determinations 18
publications 35, 47
purpose statement 8

 

Q
quality assurance see Registration Quality Committee; Science Quality Committee
R
records management 28
recruitment 27, 60, 68
registration  

fees and levies

13, 52

reporting obligations

47

see also applications
Registration Quality Committee 39
regulatory burden reduction 31–32
regulatory performance 29–32
regulatory science  

capability

29–32

Chief Regulatory Scientist

12

Science Quality Committee

39, 42

regulatory service delivery 33–5
Regulatory Update 35
related entity transactions 42
relocation see Armidale NSW, relocation to remuneration, 18–20
Remuneration Tribunal 18
reporting obligations 47
retention of staff see staff
revenue 13, 52, 53, 54
risk assessment manuals 31
risk management  

corporate

39, 40, 46

in regulatory activities

29, 31, 46

roles and functions  

APVMA

8–9

CEO

11

senior management

11–13

S
science see regulatory science
Science Quality Committee 39, 42
Senior Executive Service officers 15, 17, 18–20
Senior Leadership Team 39
senior management committees 39–40
service charters 35
Smith, Bob 12
staff  

ethical standards

40

key management personnel

16–20

locations

27

profile

14–15

recruitment

27, 60, 68

separations

14, 68

statistics

14–15, 27

training and development

5, 29

Staff Consultative Committee 40
stakeholder engagement 5,  33–5, 43

APVMA service charter

35

stakeholder satisfaction survey

35

states and territories  

codes and regulations

8

intergovernmental agreement with Australian Government

9

strategic framework and reporting 24
strategies 24

Strategy 1: Transform our business

26–8

Strategy 2: Maintain regulatory science capability to deliver high-quality decision making

29–32

Strategy 3: Improve regulatory service delivery and feedback systems

33–5

see also plans and planning

 

T
timeframes and timeliness 4, 29, 31

 

V
values 40
veterinary medicines  

APVMA regulatory role

8–9

see also chemicals; products
vision statement 1

 

W
website 33, 35

feedback from users

35

Work Health and Safety Committee 40
workforce see staff

 

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