Current submissions under review

The National Standards Sub Committee (NSsC) is currently reviewing the following applications:

Number Applicant Application Status Details
 18/01  Berringa Honey  Conversion Period for Bees Under Review
18/02 Alpha Chemicals Chelate Use Under Review


Completed submissions

The National Standards Sub Committee has completed discussion on the following submissions:

  • Use of compost in Mushroom Production – Accepted
  • Review of GMO Contamination Procedures – Rejected
  • Review of honey and drought provisions conversion times packaging – Rejected
  • Review of GMO Conversion Periods – Rejected
  • Removal of Rotenone for plant products – Accepted
Written public comments are welcome regarding the above submissions – please submit to or post to

Attention Secretariat, National Standards Sub Committee
C/- Department of Agriculture
GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601.

Public Comment Phase is 60 calendar days.

The NSsC meets four times per year.

The 2019 NSsC meeting dates are: Jan 23, April 24, July 31, and Oct 24-25 .

2019 Submission dates for applications are Jan 1, April 1, July 1, October 1