APVMA Consultative Forum

Membership

  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (Chair)
  • Accord Australasia
  • Agsafe
  • Animal Medicines Australia
  • Australian Veterinary Association
  • CropLife Australia
  • Farmsafe Australia Inc
  • National Farmers’ Federation
  • Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia
  • The Feed Ingredients and Additives Association of Australia
  • Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association Ltd
  • Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment (Observer)

Terms of Reference

Meeting summaries

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) held the inaugural APVMA Consultative Forum on 18 August 2020.

The forum has representatives from 10 key organisations from the agricultural and veterinary chemicals (agvet) sector.

The forum is intended to facilitate engagement between the APVMA and stakeholders in relation to the National Registration Scheme for Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals, and enable transparent communication and information sharing on strategic issues to support effective agvet chemical regulation.

18 August 2020

  • Stakeholder Engagement Framework – The forum endorsed the Stakeholder Engagement Framework 2020–23, noting the dynamic nature of the document will allow for flexibility in the content, as required. The forum noted the Stakeholder Engagement Activities 2020–21.
  • Future discussion topics for the Consultative Forum were discussed and endorsed by members.
  • First Principles Review – The forum noted the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Water’s update.
  • Applications Transformation Project – The forum noted the Applications Transformation Project update.
  • COVID-19 update – The forum noted the Chair’s oral update on COVID-19.

9 February 2021

  • First Principles Review – the Chair noted the Department of Agriculture Water and Environment has released the draft report for consultation.
  • Performance update – The Forum noted the update on the APVMA performance statistics for the December quarter 2020.
  • Stakeholder Engagement Framework – The Forum noted the APVMA's progress against the targets outlined in the APVMA Stakeholder Engagement Activities 2020–21.

20 August 2021

  • Performance update – The Forum noted the update on the APVMA performance statistics for the June quarter 2021.
  • First Principles Review – the Chair noted the final report was published in June 2021.
  • Chemical Review – The Forum noted the update on the Chemical Review work program.
  • CRIS – The Forum noted the progress on the CRIS.
  • Stakeholder Engagement Framework – The Forum noted the APVMA's progress against the targets outlined in the APVMA Stakeholder Engagement Activities 2020–21. The Chair noted the planned stakeholder engagement activities for the 2021–22 period.

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