Steps in the evaluation process

Notification of receipt of application - These notices provide advice that a DIR licence application has been received by the OGTR and that a RARMP is in preparation.

Public calls for comment - The Regulator has invited the public to provide comment on a RARMP regarding the identified risk(s) to human health and the environment and the proposed management measures.

Call for comment closed - Comments on these RARMPs have closed, the Regulator is considering submissions and a decision on the licence is imminent.

Summary of the evaluation process for DIR licence applications flow chart

For more information about DIR applications, please contact the OGTR. DIR applications are available on request (excluding any information that the Regulator has declared to be, or is under consideration as, Confidential Commercial Information) to anyone that requests a copy (section 54 of the Act). A summary of application and, once prepared, the RARMP for each application is available on this website.
Represents the status of licence applications and includes links to the relevant documents
DIR Licence Application Number Title of Project Notification of receipt of application Public calls for comment on RARMP open Call for comment closed (under consideration by the Regulator) Is application being assessed as ‘limited and controlled’?
DIR 142Limited and controlled release of wheat genetically modified for enhanced nitrogen use efficiency and water use efficiency - Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR)05 Nov 201503 Feb 2016Yes
DIR 140Clinical trial of a genetically modified virus for treatment of liver cancer - Clinical Network Services (CNS) Pty Ltd02 Nov 201516 Dec 201527 Jan 2016Yes
DIR 139Commercial release of canola genetically modified for herbicide tolerance – Pioneer Hi-Bred Australia Pty Ltd27 Jul 201510 Dec 2015No
DIR 138Commercial release of canola genetically modified for dual herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system18 Jun 201520 Nov 201515 Jan 2016No

View the list of DIRs.