Genetically modified (GM) crops in Australia
Four genetically modified (GM) crops have been approved for cultivation in Australia: cotton, canola, Indian mustard and safflower. GM flowers have also been approved for growing or importing into Australia. Other crops are undergoing field trials.
This factsheet is an introduction to the regulation of GM crops in Australia. It is supported by a suite of factsheets with more detailed information for anyone with an interest in or concerns about GM crops.