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How are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) regulated in Australia

The import and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Australia is regulated through a nationally consistent legal scheme, including the Gene Technology Act 2000 (the Act), the Gene Technology Regulations 2001 and corresponding state laws.

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How are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) regulated in Australia

The import and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Australia is regulated through a nationally consistent legal scheme, including the Gene Technology Act 2000 (the Act), the Gene Technology Regulations 2001 and corresponding state laws.

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The Regulator has specific responsibility to protect the health and safety of people, and to protect the environment, by identifying risks posed by or as a result of gene technology, and by managing those risks through regulating certain dealings with genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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