NICNAS Reforms – AICIS education workshops – new Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane dates announced

NICNAS have now confirmed the dates for additional workshops to be held in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The first sessions were fully booked, so if you are interested in attending be sure to register on the NICNAS website to secure your place.


The workshops are intended to help stakeholders understand and comply with the new scheme — the Australian Industrial Chemicals Introduction Scheme (AICIS) — which starts on 1 July 2020. The workshops will cover an overview of a range of topics in 30-minute presentations, including:

  • Transitioning from NICNAS to AICIS
  • Categorising chemical introductions
  • Assessed introductions
  • Evaluations
  • Searching the Inventory and understanding listings
  • Confidentiality of information
  • Reporting and record keeping
  • Compliance monitoring and enforcement
  • Use of animal test data


The information at the workshops is designed to complement the guidance, tools and videos available on the NICNAS website.


Sydney workshop

Date: Monday 30 March 2020

Time: 9 am — 4.40 pm (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided)

Location: Centennial Plaza Tower B — Level 9, 280 Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills, Sydney NSW 2010

Cost: Free


Melbourne workshop

Date: Friday 8 May 2020

Time: 9 am — 4.40 pm (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided)

Location: Cliftons, Level 1/400 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Cost: Free


Brisbane workshop

Date: Friday 1 May 2020

Time: 9am — 4.40pm (morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided)

Location: Cliftons — Level 3, 288 Edward Street, Brisbane City

Cost: Free

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