2020–21 performance overview

Between 1 July 2020 and 30 September 2020, the APVMA:

  • finalised 28 applications for pre-application assistance
  • received 598 new product, active and permit applications for preliminary assessment
  • commenced assessment/evaluation of 1004 product, active and permit applications
  • finalised 1016 product, active and permit applications.

Overall timeframe performance was 94% for product, active and permit applications types with:

  • 98% of applications for pesticides completed in timeframe
  • 98% of applications for veterinary medicines completed in timeframe
  • 78% of applications for actives completed in timeframe
  • 96% of applications for permits completed in timeframe.

In addition:

  • 92% of the 1253 applications in progress are within timeframe
  • 94% of applications requiring major assessment for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 90% of applications requiring major assessment for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe
  • 99% of non-technical applications for pesticides were completed within timeframe
  • 99% of non-technical applications for veterinary medicines were completed within timeframe.

Summary of activities related to regulatory decisions – July 2020 to September 2020

Types of regulatory decisions*

Commenced

Finalised/issued

In progress

Pre-application assistance

87

28

59

Product registration—pesticides

453

382

588

Product registration—veterinary medicines

363

391

244

Permits

117

167

239

Actives

71

76

182

Items 8L, 8M, 8P

444

431

45

Item 25

5

3

10

Notifiable variations

301

297

15

Import consents

239

187

27

Certificates of export

114

124

22

Total

2194

2086

1431

*See description of application types.

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