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Genetically modified organisms in Australia

Gene technology is widely used in Australia: in agriculture, in research, in health and medicine, in education, and in industry.

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Genetically modified organisms in Australia

Gene technology is widely used in Australia: in agriculture, in research, in health and medicine, in education, and in industry.

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The Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) is appointed by the Governor General of Australia to administer the national regulatory system for gene technology. The Regulator is assisted by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR).OGTR factsheets explain what GMOs are, how they’re used in Australia, how to get permission to import or use them, and how the regulatory system works to protect Australia.

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