Relocation leads to reform for APVMA as KPIs improve, appeasing industry

    23 January 2018

    The Turnbull government’s plans to stimulate regional economies by moving federal agencies out of metropolitan areas got a slight boost this week, with indications that a slump in the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority’s performance has begun to turn around.

    CropLife Australia chief Matthew Cossey was pleased to see on-time assessments of various pesticides and herbicides jump from 36% in the September quarter to 72% in the latest figures. […]