NSW Government Consultations

Review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000
The NSW Department of Planning & Environment has recently commenced a review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. As a first step, the Department is seeking feedback from stakeholders on the current Regulation. Submissions close Friday 24 November 2017.

 

Australian Government Consultations

Digital Economy

Digital Economy Strategy
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science invites feedback on the Digital economy strategy that focuses on ways to seize the benefits of digital transformation. Submissions close Thursday 30 November 2017.

Fishing

New South Wales Fisheries
The Department of the Environment and Energy invite comment on three New South Wales fisheries applications. Submissions close Monday 23 October 2017.

Food

Protein Glutaminase as a Processing Aid (Enzyme)
Food Standards Australia New Zealand invites comment on the application to use Protein Glutaminase as a processing aid (enzyme) in baking, noodle, dairy, meat, fish and yeast products. Submissions close Thursday 2 November 2017.

Schedule 20 of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority invites comment on the proposed changes to vary Schedule 20 Maximum residue limits of the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code. Submissions close Tuesday 31 October 2017.

Health

Secondary Notification Assessment Report
The Department of Health (NICNAS) invites comment on the new use of a notified chemical in cosmetics. Submissions close Tuesday 31 October 2017.

Business Process Improvements Supporting Complementary Medicines Assessment Pathways
The Department of Health (TGA) invites comment on a range of reforms aimed at improving the regulatory framework for complementary medicines. Complementary medicines include vitamin, mineral, herbal, aromatherapy and homoeopathic products. Submissions close Tuesday 7 November 2017.

Redesign of Dementia Consumer Supports
The Department of Health invites comment on the proposed redesign of the dementia consumer supports that aims to leverage existing local networks and other supports. The redesign is looking at which supports can effectively and efficiently support people living with dementia and their support networks. Submissions close Wednesday 15 November 2017.

Infrastructure

National Infrastructure Data Collection and Dissemination Plan
The Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development invites comment on a number of key aspects of the draft National Infrastructure Data Collection and Dissemination Plan. The Data Plan aims to improve information communication in order to help infrastructure investment decisions. Submissions close Wednesday 1 November 2017.

Transport

Changing Driving Laws to Support Automated Vehicles
The National Transport Commission invites feedback on how the driving laws should change to include obligations for automated vehicles. Submissions close Friday 24 November 2017.