Monthly Archive for: ‘May, 2014’

  • Communication strategy

    As a number of projects are nearing completion, the Executive Committee is mindful of the need to ensure that the results are available for all those who need them. To this end the Executive Committee agreed a Communication Strategy. As part of that Strategy, a …

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  • First-principles review of the APVMA’s cost recovery arrangements

    Also of relevance to NWPPA members is the current comprehensive first-principles review of the cost recovery arrangements for the APVMA. This review will examine and recommend options to strengthen the financial sustainability, transparency and accountability of the APVMA’s cost recovery arrangements. The review is focused …

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  • Proposed agricultural and veterinary chemicals legislation amendments

    At the meeting in early January 2014, Ms Stone informed us that the Australian Government is seeking comments on its proposed Amendment Bill. These amendments aim to reform the approval, registration and review of agvet chemicals to improve effectiveness of the regulatory system and reduce …

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  • Meeting of the NWPPA Executive Committee

    The NWPPA Executive Committee met in Canberra on Thursday 28 November 2013. The meeting gave members the opportunity to hear, first hand, progress on the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) review of the Spray Drift Policy, to meet with Ms Trysh Stone, who …

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  • NWPPA Annual Meeting June 2013

    The 2013 National Working Party on Pesticide Applications was held on 13 June 2013 at the Federal Club Club in Canberra with about 50 industry and government stakeholders attending. The Chair reported on what has been achieved over the past year, what is currently underway …

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