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Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) is an Australian government authority responsible for the assessment and registration of pesticides and veterinary medicines. www.apvma.gov.au/

CropLife Australia is the peak industry organisation representing the agricultural chemical and biotechnology (plant science) sector in Australia. www.croplifeaustralia.org.au/

Food Standards Australia New Zealand – Food Standards sets safe levels for pesticides/impurities in food.

The National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) is the peak national body representing farmers and agriculture across Australia.www.nff.org.au/

The National Toxics Network (NTN) is a community based network working to ensure a toxic-free future for all. NTN was formed in 1993 and has grown as a national network giving a voice to community and environmental organisations across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. www.ntn.org.au/

The 2,4-D Task Force – The Industry Task Force II on 2,4-D Research Data was established by major chemical companies to address the regulatory data requirements of the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency. www.24d.org/

By Janine Cohen and Karen Michelmore | Updated July 23, 2013 10:47:00 | abc.net.au

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