The cosmetics reforms and the furthering of bilateral arrangements with Canada were the major LRCC reform achievements of 2006-07. Additional proposals for implementation of outstanding LRCC reforms included:
The proposals were published in a suite of discussion papers after consultation with key industry, government and the community stakeholders. Thirteen written submissions received expressed overall support for the reforms, as they enable industry to introduce safer chemicals at lower cost and reduced time-to-market while safeguarding the health of the Australian people and the environment. The LRCC scorecard is available at Appendix 16.