2019–20 year to date performance overview

Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020, the APVMA:

  • finalised 326 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 2860 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 3023 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 2963 product, active and permit applications.

Overall timeframe performance was 89 per cent for product, active and permit applications types with:

  • 93 per cent of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
  • 89 per cent of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
  • 86 per cent of applications for actives completed in timeframe
  • 81 per cent of applications for permits completed in timeframe.

In addition:

  • 90 per cent of the 1265 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 81 per cent of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 78 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
  • 94 per cent of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe.

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions—July 2019 to June 2020

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

271

326

34

Product registration—pesticides

1275

1204

522

Product registration—veterinary medicines

821

855

268

Permits

629

589

289

Actives

298

315

186

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

747

761

32

Item 25

10

10

8

Notifiable variations

1163

1139

24

Import consents

597

584

0

Certificates of export

340

341

27

Total

6151

6124

1390

*See description of application types.

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