About our work regulating 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 consultation open (DIR 199)
The consultation period for commercial cultivation of banana plants genetically modified for disease resistance, from Queensland University of Technology, is now open.
Update to the notification of minor works to a PC1 or PC2 certified facility form
A factsheet which provides information on the type of notification, as well as a decision tree have been created to help applicants decide which type of application or notification, if any is required for certified facilities that undergo maintenance work. If you have any specific queries please contact us.
New licence application (DIR 200)
Cauldron Molecules Pty Ltd has applied for a licence for fermentation and processing of recombinant proteins using genetically modified Pichia pastoris.
The new OGTR Online Services Portal is now available
The NLRD Reporting form is available in the Portal. Please refer to the log in button at the top of the screen for access to the portal. More information is available on our using the online services portal page.
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.
This issue focusses on the OGTR Online Services Portal and NLRD intermittent reporting.
The report describes the roles and responsibilities of the Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) and the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) during 2021-22.