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These documents are prepared to inform the Gene Technology Regulator's Risk assessment and Risk Management Plans in response to licence applications for clinical trials, field trials or release of genetically modified organisms into the environment.
This document provides baseline information about the parent organism in risk assessments of genetically modified H. vulgare that may be released into the Australian environment.
The overall finding of the 2021 survey is that while there have not been massive shifts since 2019, and despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic experience, there is stronger support for genetic modification generally at 39% of high support in 2021, up from 33% in 2019.
Anyone who wants to import or use a genetically modified organism (GMO)needs permission. That includes farmers, importers, schools, researchers, and members of the public.
If you are importing genetically modified grain or you are importing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on behalf of researchers, then you have specific obligations under the Gene Technology Act 2000.
If you have concerns that someone is using GMOs without authorisation, or misusing GMOs of any kind, please contact us. Whether it’s fish, crops, plants, bacteria etc we want to know.
Glowing or fluorescent fish such as GloFish® are genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and it is illegal to import them into Australia for personal or commercial use without an authorisation from the Regulator.
Three genetically modified (GM) crops are grown in Australia: cotton, canola and safflower. GM carnations have also been approved for growing or importing into Australia. Other crops are undergoing field trials.