Register 002

Register number:
Register 002
Date of inclusion on the register:
Dealings included on the register:

The import, transport and disposal of cut flowers from three GM carnations, enabling commercial distribution and sale of the cut flowers.


The carnation lines – marketed as Moonaqua™, Moonberry™ and Moonvelvet™ - have been modified to produce blue/purple coloured flowers, by the insertion of genes sourced from common flowering plants.

The GM carnations have a history of safe use in Australia since 2015 and for up to 20 years in other countries.

Dealings with 4 similar lines of GM carnations, which also produce flowers with blue/purple coloured flowers, were included on the GMO Register in 2007

Determination - notification

Outlines the Regulator’s decision to list dealings on the GMO Register following the assessment of the GMO dealings

Determination - Q&A

FAQs on the Regulator’s determination to list dealings on the GMO Register.

Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan

The final risk assessment and management plan prepared to support the Regulator's decision. It describes the GMO(s) and proposed work with the GMO(s) and provides an assessment of potential risks posed by the GMO(s). It also includes a summary of submissions received during the public consultation process.

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