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

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
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
      
imap@nicnas.gov.au
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 now closed.

The final report is now available.

targetedassessments.enquiries@nicnas.gov.au
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.

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NICNAS.Reforms@nicnas.gov.au
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.

Consultation now open.

imap@nicnas.gov.au

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 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