2019–20 year to date performance overview

Between 1 July 2019 and 31 March 2020, the APVMA:

  • finalised 265 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 1966 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 2204 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 2156 product, active and permit applications
  • overall timeframe performance was 87 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:
    • 91 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
    • 86 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
    • 82 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
    • 83 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe
  • 87 per cent of the 1251 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 79 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 73 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 2019 to March 2020

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

214

265

45

Product registration—pesticides

926

933

444

Product registration—veterinary medicines

591

573

320

Permits

452

402

299

Actives

235

248

188

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

544

365

226

Item 25

8

8

8

Notifiable variations

842

808

34

Import consents

472

378

3

Certificates of export

282

285

30

Total

4566

4265

1597

*See description of application types.

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