This document: Public consultation — summary of key issues: Draft information paper: Evidence on the effects of lead on human health outlines the key issues raised via public consultation and summaries of the Lead Working Committee’s responses.

Publication Data

Reference number

A draft of the NHMRC Information Paper: Evidence on the Effects of Lead on Human Health was released for public consultation from 16 July 2014 to 15 September 2014.

During the consultation period, stakeholders were invited to comment on the readability of the draft Information Paper, the clarity of the Lead Working Committee’s interpretation of the evidence and whether any additional evidence should be considered prior to finalising the document.

Through the consultation process, seven submissions were received from various individuals and organisations, including submissions from interested members of the public and organisations interested in the development of policies relating to lead management in Australia.