Public consultation timeline

Last update 14 June 2017

The table below sets out our current and planned public consultations on:

  • the implementation of the NICNAS reforms (listed as reforms).
  • existing risk assessment and regulatory processes (listed as non-reforms).

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Past consultation outcomes


Public consultations

ConsultationOpensClosesTypeTiming subject to Parliamentary Approval of Reforms Legislation?Further informationContact
AICS Trade Name Annex - public consultation begins 7 March 2017 9 March 2018 Non-reforms No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act Call for information on the chemical composition for the products listed on the AICS Trade Name Annextna.aics@nicnas.gov.au

Secondary notification assessment report on on α-D-Glucopyranoside, β-D-fructofuranosyl, octadecanoate - public comment

26 Sept 201731 Oct 2017Non-reformsNo - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act

Call for public comment on draft secondary notification assessment report.

targetedassessments.enquiries@nicnas.gov.au
Cost Recovery Implementation Statement - public consultation Oct 2017 Nov 2017 Reforms Yes A draft Cost Recovery Implementation Statement will be developed and be subject to consultation. NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
IMAP (stage 2) Tranche 22 Publication Oct 2017 Dec 2018 Non-reforms No Publication of chemical assessments by Existing Chemicals team, public comment period imap@nicnas.gov.au
Draft delegated legislation - public consultation Dec 2017 Jan 2018 Reforms Yes Public consultation on the draft delegated legislation.NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
Existing Chemicals rolling action workplan Feb 2018 April 2018 Non-reforms Yes The rolling action workplan will be a list of chemicals, listed on the AICS, which are prioritised for assessment. The list will be open to public consultation, and will be reviewed and updated at regular intervals (TBD). imap@nicnas.gov.au
IMAP (stage 2) Tranche 23 Publication March 2018 May 2018 Non-reforms No Publication of Existing Chemicals assessments, public comment period imap@nicnas.gov.au
Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE) TBA  TBA  Non-reforms No Online publication of PEC report, public consultation period imap@nicnas.gov.au
Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Tetrabromo bisphenol A (TBBPA) TBA              TBA Non-reforms No Online publication of PEC report, public consultation period imap@nicnas.gov.au