Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority Board

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is a statutory authority established under the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992 and it is the regulator of agricultural and veterinary chemicals in Australia. The Authority is responsible for assessing and registering pesticides and veterinary medicines proposed for supply in Australia. The APVMA Board is the accountable authority and set the APVMA’s strategic direction, drive its operational performance, set an appropriate risk management framework and ensure greater accountability.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals (Administration) Act 1992

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    5

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    Yes

  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Function Categorization

    Board

  • Creation Date

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair VACANT
Member Dr. Jeremy Burdon 29 March 2022 28 March 2025
Member Mrs. Maree Gooch 29 March 2022 28 March 2025
Member Dr. Steve Jefferies AM 29 March 2022 28 March 2025
Member Dr. Melissa McEwen 24 July 2023 23 July 2024
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