Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver Industrial Chemicals (Notification and Assessment) Act 1989 (Cth)
Classification Level 4
Local area requirement, managed locally .
Associated Legislation
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information None
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body Department of Health - NICNAS (National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme)
Administrative Name
Administrative Address Mailing Address
GPO Box 58
Sydney NSW
Australia, 2001
Administrative Phone 1800 638 528
+61 2 8577 8800
Administrative Email  
Administrative Website https://www.nicnas.gov.au/
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate David Thorsen, Director Human Resource Services
Compliance Coordinator David Thorsen, Director Human Resource Services
Business Units Impacted
  • Facilities Management Service Directorate
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Human Resource Services Directorate
  • Office of the Chief Operating Officer
  • Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Rural Properties
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Science and Technology
Overview An Act to establish a national system for identifying and assessing industrial chemicals and registering people who introduce chemicals to Australia. Industrial chemicals are chemicals which have an industrial use. They include laboratory chemicals, paints, solvents, dyes and adhesives.

Compliance Obligations

Return to Top Registration
Description All importers and/or manufacturers of industrial chemicals for commercial purposes must register with NICNAS regardless of the amount of industrial chemicals imported and/or manufactured in that registration year. The registration year runs from 1 September to 31 August in the following year.

The University is currently not an importer or manufacturer of industrial chemicals for commercial purpose.
Impacts
Responsible Manager David Thorsen, Director Human Resource Services
Coordinating Officer David Thorsen, Director Human Resource Services
Coordinating Unit Human Resource Services Directorate
Oversight Committee/Group None
Business Units Impacted
  • Facilities Management Service Directorate
  • Faculty of Science, Agriculture, Business and Law
  • Human Resource Services Directorate
  • Office of the Chief Operating Officer
  • Office of the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor
  • Rural Properties
  • School of Environmental and Rural Science
  • School of Science and Technology
Obligation Framework
Associated Legislation
Associated Standard None
Associated Code None
Associated Information None
Management Tools
Rule None
Policy None
Protocol None
Procedure None
Guideline None
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