Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

We protect the health and safety of people and the environment from risks posed by gene technology

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Resources

Managing certified facilities and licences during COVID-19 restrictions

Advice on how organisations can continue to comply with certification guidelines and licence conditions when key staff are not on-site and common laboratory consumables are in limited supply.

Retrospective report - Overview of the scheme

An overview of the Australia's national regulatory system for gene technology. The report covers how the scheme came into existence, how it works and the key roles and bodies.