2019–20 year to date performance overview

Between 1 July 2019 and 31 December 2019, the APVMA:

  • finalised 248 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 1330 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 1446 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 1402 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 86 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 88 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 85 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 85 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
    • 81 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
  • 89 per cent of the 1247 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 73 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 69 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–December 2019

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

163

248

39

Product registration—pesticides

651

581

521

Product registration—veterinary medicines

403

394

311

Permits

242

267

224

Actives

150

160

191

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

454

309

192

Item 25

5

7

6

Notifiable variations

549

523

27

Import consents

300

283

0

Certificates of export

196

221

11

Total

3113

2993

1522

*See description of application types.

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