Reporting changes to key organisation contacts​

Accredited organisations must tell the Gene Technology Regulator within 30 days about changes to organisation contacts, authorised persons and IBC contacts.

Organisation contacts

Organisations must tell us about changes to their contact details and assigned contact persons. Let us know about changes to contact and authorisation details for the:

  • organisation
  • CEO
  • Primary Contact Officer
  • Secondary Contact Officer

Contact Officers

An organisation’s Primary Contact Officer is the first point of contact for all communications from us.

The Secondary Contact Officer is an optional back-up for the Primary Contact Officer. We include both contacts in our correspondence.

Authorised persons

We consider an organisation’s CEO (or equivalent) is automatically authorised to submit applications to us. Anyone else needs to be specifically authorised. Let us know about changes about authorised persons.

The CEO, Primary Contact Officer or Secondary Contact Officer can authorise themselves or others to submit certain types of applications.

We keep this information and use it to verify that an application has been submitted by an authorised person.

We do not include authorised persons in any regular communications.

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) contacts

Organisations that maintain an IBC are responsible for advising us about changes to the IBC’s contact details and assigned contact persons. Let us know about changes to IBC committees, ensure you include details of:

  • the name of the IBC
  • the name of the Chairperson
  • the main contact of the IBC.

We will send any correspondence relating to the IBC to the main contact.

Notifying us about key changes


Notification of key changes

Use this online form to provide or update contact and authorised persons details for organisations and Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBCs).

You can also notify us of changes to key contacts using the downloadable form.

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