About our work with GMOs
Find out how we support the Gene Technology Regulator to manage, and protect against, risks posed by GMOs.
Approved GMOs in Australia
Details about approved applications, dealings and licences, accredited organisations, and active crop field trial sites.
Application and reporting forms
Access forms for licence applications, organisation accreditation, and reporting obligations.
For Institutional Biosafety Committees
Useful resources for IBCs covering records of assessment, classification of NLRDs and contained dealings.
Licence issued (DIR 178)
The Regulator has issued a licence to BASF Australia Ltd for commercial release of genetically modified canola with a hybrid breeding system and herbicide tolerance.
OGTR Covid 19 Update
As the developments surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic evolve find out about current arrangements for OGTR.
New licence application (DIR 186)
The University of Adelaide has applied for a licence for a field trial of genetically modified wheat and barley with enhanced yield and improved abiotic stress tolerance.
Subscribe to updates about the regulation of gene technology
Get notified about applications to release a GMO into the environment, when an application is open for comment and when changes are made to Australia's gene technology legislation.
Apply to work with GMOs
Authorisations to deal with GMOs
See more about the types of approvals for GMO dealings and how to apply.
Certify your facilities
Find out more about the certification process including the requirements for each type of facility, and how to apply.
Get your organisation accredited
All organisations dealing with GMOs should consider accreditation. Find out more including how to apply.
Transport, storage and disposal
Learn about importing, transporting, storing and disposing of GMOs or products containing GMOs.
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.
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.