Current submissions under review

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

Number Applicant Application Status Details
 4(n)10  Invasive Pest CRC  Review of 1080 Poison  Awaiting response from applicant  Download
 5(b) AO  Review of GMO conversion periods. Please note the numbering of National Standard has changed since submission was made – now refers to removal of Section 1.1.12 and 1.3.4.  Public comment phase now open – comments close 5th of Jan, 2018 CLICK HERE Download
6(g) ACO Rotenone Public comment phase now open – comments close 5th of Jan, 2018 CLICK HERE  Download


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

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 2018 NSsC meeting dates are: 30th of January, 30th of April, 30th of July and 30th/31st of October.

Applications for review must be submitted at least 14 days prior to the next meeting.