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List of Intentional Release Licence Applications under Evaluation

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.

The following table provides information about the progress of DIR licence applications under evaluation by the Gene Technology Regulator with links to detailed information about each application and assessment.

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 132Commercial release of a tumour-selective genetically modified virus for cancer therapy (Amgen Australia Pty Ltd)2014102727 Oct 2014No
DIR 131 Limited and controlled release of safflower genetically modified for high oleic acid composition2014082525 Aug 2014Yes
DIR 130Limited and controlled release of wheat genetically modified for improved grain quality2014091919 Sep 2014Yes
DIR 127Commercial release of canola genetically modified for herbicide tolerance2014022727 Feb 20142014072424 Jul 20142014091818 Sep 2014No
DIR 125Commercial release of genetically modified vaccine to protect chickens against pathogenic Escherichia coli2013121313 Dec 20132014090505 Sep 2014No