Consultancies Commissioned

Details are provided below of:
eight consultancies were commissioned by NICNAS during 2004-05, two consultancies commissioned and partly paid by NICNAS during 2004-05, and two consultancies commissioned by NICNAS during 2004-05 with payment expected in 2005-06.

Consultancy services are contracted by NICNAS to ensure the achievement of high quality assessments of chemicals and more efficient and effective delivery of regulation and related outputs.

The method of selection for each consultancy commissioned by NICNAS during 2004-05 was by direct engagement. They were chosen on the basis of pre-eminent expert advice, relevant to science expertise and direct knowledge of NICNAS organisational development programs for ongoing development resulting from staff surveys.

Consultancies commissioned and paid during 2004-05

Australian Government Solicitors
Consultancy to provide legal advice on Rotterdam Convention implementation, on fertilisers, on execution of lease and on registration of importers/manufacturers of industrial chemicals Total amount paid - $23,321

Dr Rory Connolly, Center for Health Research, Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology (CIIT), USA
Consultancy engaged for Formaldehyde assessment
Total amount paid - $3,279 (US$2,500)

Dr Malcolm Sim, Department of Epidemiology & Preventive Medicine, Monash University
Consultancy engaged for Formaldehyde assessment
Total amount paid - $1,500

Neill Buck & Associates Pty Ltd
Consultancy engaged to assist NICNAS by reviewing its risk based Compliance Program
Total amount paid - $8,250

OCS Canberra
Consultancy on SIDS Initial Assessment Reports (SIARs) of some of the chemicals that were discussed at the Twentieth OECD SIDS Initial
Assessment Meeting (SIAM)
Total amount paid - $13,424

Prof David Coggon, MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southhampton General Hospital
Consultancy engaged for Formaldehyde assessment
Total amount paid - $1,500

 

SAS Strategic Pty Ltd
Provide Team Structure training services for Review and Treaties and Rapid Risk Assessment Teams
Total amount paid - $3,300


Tress Cox Lawyers
Consultancy to provide review and advice on various memoranda, legislation, policy and procedures for NICNAS
Total amount paid - $28,214


Consultancies commissioned and partly paid during 2004-05
 

Australian Environment Agency Pty Ltd

Consultancy engaged for Development of Indirect Exposure Models for Australian Conditions
Total amount paid - $14,412


Melbourne University Private Ltd
Consultancy to determine impact of LRCC annual reporting requirements
Total amount paid - $11,000


Consultancies commissioned during 2004-05 with payment expected in 2005-06


Australian Environment Agency Pty Ltd
Consultancy engaged for management of the Priority Existing Chemical Assessment of Sodium Cyanide


National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, University
of Queensland
Determination of Triclosan in the Australian population by analysis of human breast milk


Consultancies commissioned during 2003-04 and paid in 2004-05


Nil


Note: All total amounts paid include GST.

 

 

 
 

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