Public consultation timeline
Last update 14 June 2017
The table below sets out our 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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Public consultations: Forecast, open and closed
|Consultation||Opens||Closes||Type||Timing subject to Parliamentary Approval of Reforms Legislation?||Further information||Contact|
|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 Annexemail@example.com|
|IMAP (stage 2) Tranche 20 Publication||10 March 2017||12 May 2017||Non-reforms||No||Call for public comment on the publication of IMAP chemical assessments.|
Consultation now closed.
Tranche 20 assessments have now been published
|Secondary notification assessment report on D-glucitol, 1-deoxy-1-(methylamino)-, N-C10-16 acyl derivatives - public comment||4 April 2017||5 May 2017||Non-reforms||No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act|
Call for public comment on draft secondary notification assessment report.
|Consultation Paper 5 - Technical Matters - public consultation||1 June 2017||12 July 2017||Reforms||No|| Release of discussion paper on risk based categorisation of unlisted chemicals.|
|Consultation Paper 5 - additional consultation as per stakeholder interest||1 June 2017||12 July 2017||Reforms||No||Our Reforms staff are available for stakeholder briefings and additional consultation during this period. Please call +612 8577 8837.||NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au|
|Cost Recovery Model Discussion Paper - public consultation||13 June 2017||21 July 2017||Reforms||No - dependent on the introduction of Reforms bill to Parliament||Consultation on the proposed cost recovery model.||NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au|
|Consultation Paper 5 - public workshop - Sydney||16 June 2017||-||Reforms||No||Public workshop completed||NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au|
|Consultation Paper 5 - public workshop - Melbourne||28 June 2017||-||Reforms||No||Public workshop completed||NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au|
|NICNAS IT reforms - industry user acceptance testing||June 2017||July 2017||Reforms||No||User testing with representatives from industry will assist in refining Inventory and New Chemical Assessment tools on the NICNAS Business Services portal.||NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au|
|IMAP (stage 2) Tranche 21 Publication||30 June 2017||1 Sept 2017||Non-reforms||No|
Publication of Existing Chemicals assessments, public comment period.
Secondary notification assessment report on Polysiloxanes, di-Me, 3-[3-[(3-coco amidopropyl)dimethylammonio]-2-hydroxypropoxy]propyl group-terminated, acetates (salts) - public comment
|1 August 2017||29 August 2017||Non-reforms||No - subject to consultation timelines legislated under the ICNA Act||Call for public comment on draft secondary notification assessment firstname.lastname@example.org|
|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 email@example.com|
|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).||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|IMAP (stage 2) Tranche 23 Publication||March 2018||May 2018||Non-reforms||No||Publication of Existing Chemicals assessments, public comment email@example.com|
|Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Decabromodiphenyl ether (DecaBDE)||TBA||TBA||Non-reforms||No||Online publication of PEC report, public consultation firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Priority Existing Chemical (PEC) report - Tetrabromo bisphenol A (TBBPA)||TBA||TBA||Non-reforms||No||Online publication of PEC report, public consultation email@example.com|