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Consultation on proposed agvet chemical legislation changes now open

18 July 2021, AU: The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is consulting on proposed changes to regulations for agricultural and veterinary (agvet) chemicals.

In 2018 the department consulted with industry on measures that were incorporated into the APVMA Board and other Improvements Bill(link is external), which was introduced into parliament on 18 September 2019.

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The Bill requires supporting delegated legislation to fully implement some of its measures. While the department has already consulted on some of these supporting measures, the details of others are new.

The department would like to know what you think of the proposed new supporting measures.