Dealings involving intentional release

Details on the applications and licences for Dealings involving an intentional release (DIR) of a GMO into the environment.

Dealings involving an Intentional Release (DIR) of GMOs into the environment are dealings with GMOs which can take place outside of containment facilities.

Licence number Project title Organisation Category Release Issue date Licence status

Clinical trial of a genetically modified alphavirus for treatment of cancer

VRT Pharmaceuticals Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Application under evaluation

Limited and controlled release of wheat and barley genetically modified for yield enhancement and improved abiotic stress tolerance

The University of Adelaide

Agricultural Limited and controlled Application under evaluation

Clinical trial with a genetically modified Bordetella pertussis for the prevention of whooping cough

Novotech (Australia) Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Application under evaluation

Clinical trial with a genetically modified human adenovirus COVID-19 vaccine

Avance Clinical Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Clinical trial with genetically modified E.coli to reduce antibiotic resistance

The Westmead Institute for Medical Research

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Commercial supply of a genetically modified COVID-19 vaccine

Janssen-Cilag Pty Ltd

Medical Commercial Current

Clinical trial of a genetically modified Herpes virus for the treatment of cystic fibrosis

Novotech (Australia) Pty Limited

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Commercial supply of a genetically modified COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca Pty Ltd

Medical Commercial Current

Clinical trial with a genetically modified Vaccinia virus based treatment for solid cancerous tumours

Novotech (Australia) Pty Limited

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of canola genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system (MS11× RF3 and MS11 × RF3 × MON 88302)

BASF Australia Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Clinical trial of genetically modified human adenovirus for bladder cancer treatment

Novotech (Australia) Pty Limited

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of white clover genetically modified for increased condensed tannins

PTM Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of canola (Brassica napus) genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system (MS11)

BASF Australia Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Commercial supply of a genetically modified cholera vaccine, Vaxchora®

Biocelect Pty Ltd

Medical Commercial Current

Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for herbicide tolerance (MON 88701)

Monsanto Australia Pty Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Clinical trial of genetically modified influenza vaccine (H3N2 M2SR)

Novotech (Australia) Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Trial of genetically modified vaccines against Ross River virus infection in horses

The University of Queensland

Agricultural Limited and controlled Surrendered

Limited and controlled release of microalgae genetically modified for increased production of fatty acids

The University of Queensland

Other Limited and controlled Current

Withdrawn prior to assessment

Limited and controlled Withdrawn

Trial of genetically modified vaccines against Ross River virus infection in horses

The University of Queensland

Agricultural Limited and controlled Withdrawn

Limited and controlled release of chickpea genetically modified for drought and other environmental stress tolerance

Queensland University of Technology

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of wheat genetically modified for altered iron uptake, transport and bioavailability

The University of Melbourne

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of canola genetically modified for herbicide tolerance

Monsanto Australia Limited

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of canola genetically modified for altered oil content and herbicide tolerance

Nuseed Pty Ltd

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of bread wheat and durum wheat genetically modified for enhanced rust disease resistance

CSIRO

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

A genetically modified respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine for use in clinical trials

Novotech (Australia) Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of perennial ryegrass genetically modified for fructan biosynthesis

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of genetically modified insect-specific viruses as vaccines against Kunjin virus infection in farmed crocodiles

The University of Queensland

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of safflower genetically modified for high oleic acid composition

Go Resources Pty Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for insect resistance (COT102)

Syngenta Australia Pty Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Limited and controlled release of buffalo grass genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and dwarf phenotype

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of canola genetically modified for omega-3 oil content (DHA canola)

Nuseed Pty Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Limited and controlled release of a GM vaccine for chickens, Vaxsafe® ILT

Bioproperties Pty Ltd

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of sorghum genetically modified for grain quality traits

University of Queensland

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of wheat and barley genetically modified for abiotic stress tolerance and yield improvement

The University of Adelaide

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of wheat genetically modified for disease resistance, drought tolerance, altered oil content and altered grain composition

CSIRO

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of potato genetically modified for disease resistance

Queensland University of Technology

Agricultural Limited and controlled Surrendered

Limited and controlled release of Indian mustard (Juncea canola) genetically modified for altered oil content

Nuseed Pty Ltd

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Commercial supply of Dengvaxia, an attenuated GM dengue vaccine

Sanofi-Aventis Australia Pty Ltd

Medical Commercial Current

Limited and controlled release of cotton genetically modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance

Monsanto Australia Limited

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Limited and controlled release of banana genetically modified for disease resistance

Queensland University of Technology

Agricultural Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance (Bollgard® 3 XtendFlex and XtendFlex cotton)

Monsanto Australia Limited

Agricultural Commercial Current

Clinical trial of live attenuated genetically modified influenza vaccines

Novotech (Australia) Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for insect resistance and herbicide tolerance (GlyTol® (BCS-GH002-5) and GlyTol TwinLink Plus® (BCS-GH002-5 x BCS-GH004-7 x BCS-GH005-8 x SYN-IR102-7)

BASF Australia Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Limited and controlled release of wheat genetically modified for enhanced nitrogen use efficiency and water use efficiency - Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR)

Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources (DEDJTR)

Agricultural Limited and controlled Surrendered

Withdrawn prior to assessment

Limited and controlled Withdrawn

Clinical trial of a genetically modified virus for treatment of liver, kidney and prostate cancer

Novotech (Australia) Pty Ltd

Medical Limited and controlled Current

Commercial release of canola genetically modified for herbicide tolerance

Pioneer Hi-Bred Australia Pty Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Commercial release of canola genetically modified for dual herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system

BASF Australia Ltd

Agricultural Commercial Current

Commercial supply of attenuated GM influenza vaccines

AstraZeneca Pty Ltd

Medical Commercial Current