Report non-compliance or the unintended presence of GMOs​

Let us know if you think someone is not complying with their responsibilities under the Gene Technology Act 2000.


Data submitted through the following form will be used solely by the Department of Health and Aged Care and will not be used or disclosed for any other purpose.

Users should note there are inherent risks associated with transmission of information via the Internet.

You should be aware that any information transmitted to this site via the Internet may be viewed by persons without the authority of the Commonwealth.

Therefore users should make their own assessment of the potential risks to the security of their information when making a decision as to whether or not they should use this facility. 

Please note there are alternative ways to submit form data to the Department of Health and Aged Care for those users who do not wish to use public networks such as the Internet, these are provided at the bottom of this page.

By submitting this form, you acknowledge and agree that:

  • The Commonwealth will not be liable for any unauthorised access or for any loss or damage which you may incur as a result of any unauthorised access to this site or information transmitted by you or any other person.


It is a criminal offence:

  1. to intentionally obtain access to data stored in a Commonwealth computer without the authority of the Commonwealth;
  2. subject to the Telecommunications Act (Interception) 1979 to intercept a communication passing over a telecommunication system.
  3. to give false or misleading information to a Commonwealth entity.

This form is covered by our privacy policy.    


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Non-compliance details


Non-compliance details

Not all fields are mandatory, but we appreciate as much information as you can provide.

1) List the names and any known contact details of the licence holder or persons you believe are being non-compliant.

These may be private citizens or companies. Please provide any contact information you believe may be relevant.

2) Provide a summary of the matter you are reporting.

Please include names, dates, times, locations and any other information you believe may be relevant.

3) If it is not mentioned in your summary, describe how you became aware of the matter you are reporting.


4) List any other people who know about this matter and could assist the OGTR.

Please include their names, contact details, and whether they are aware you have provided their details to the OGTR.

5) List any other agencies to whom you have reported this matter.

Please include the names of the agencies, when you contacted them, and their responses.

6) List any documents, records or other information you have or know of that may be relevant.

Note that you do not need to provide these documents at this time. They will be requested by the OGTR if needed.

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