NICNAS Annual Report 2013-14


The operation of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989.


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National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme
Annual Report 2013–14

ISSN: 1037 - 6909
Print ISBN: 978-1-74186-215-7
Online ISBN: 978-1-74186-216-4
Publications approval number: 10868

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Transmittal letter


Senator the Hon Fiona Nash
Assistant Minister for Health
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Dear Assistant Minister

I have pleasure in submitting to you, for presentation to the Parliament, the Annual Report of the operation of the Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (the ICNA Act) for the year ending 30 June 2014. The Annual Report has been prepared in accordance with section 108 of the Act.

The Annual Report details the performance of the National Industrial Chemicals Notifications and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS) against outcome and output measures as detailed in the Portfolio Budget Statements for the period 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014. I am pleased to report that, for this period, NICNAS met all of its performance targets, and efficiently operated within its available resources.

An abstract of financial information for NICNAS is included in this report. Further financial information for NICNAS can be found in the Australian Government Department of Health Annual Report 2013–14, reflecting administrative arrangements for 2013–14.

Yours sincerely

Dr Brian Richards
Director, NICNAS
1 October 2014

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