Office of the Gene Technology Regulator

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

The OGTR Online Services Portal 

The NLRD reporting service and certified facilities service are 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.

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines are not gene therapies

Misinformation has been circulating regarding mRNA COVID-19 vaccines and gene therapy.  The following statement addresses this misinformation.


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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.



OGTR Newsletter Issue 10

This issue focusses on the PC2 Guidelines and the OGTR Online Services Portal. 

Operations of the Gene Technology Regulator Annual Report 2022-23

The report describes the roles and responsibilities of the Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) and the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) during 2022-23.