DIR 147 documents

The following documents are available for DIR 147:

Notification of licence decision

Outlines the Regulator’s decision to issue a licence following the assessment of this application.

PDF format (121 KB)
DOCX format (56 KB)

Questions and Answers on licence decision

A series of questions and corresponding answers on the licence application and the Regulator’s decision to issue a licence for this application.

PDF format (72 KB)
DOCX format (25 KB)

Summary of Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan

The document summarises the Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan prepared as part of the assessment of this application. It provides a brief description of the licence application, the risk assessment and risk management plan.

PDF format (154 KB)
DOCX format (56 KB)

Full Risk Assessment and Risk Management Plan

The document details the risk assessment and risk management plan prepared as part of the Regulator’s decision making process for this application. It explains the risk assessment context, provides an assessment of risks posed by the GMO(s) and details whether any of those risks require management. It also includes a summary of submissions received during the public consultation process.

PDF format (596 KB)
DOCX format (356 KB)

Licence Conditions

The document explains the licence conditions imposed by the Regulator. It provides details of the licence holder’s obligations, including both general conditions required in all licences and specific conditions for this licence, as well as reporting requirements.

PDF format (273 KB)
DOCX format (101 KB)

Reference Material


Risk Analysis Framework for licence applications to the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (2013)
    The Biology of Gossypium hirsutum L. and Gossypium barbadense L. (cotton) V 3.0 (2016)
    Site details for DIR 147
    Site no. Area (ha) Date planted LGA/State GPS Coordinates Crop status Crop status updated
    10.43June 2017Wyndham-East Kimberley/WA-15.6517 128.7166
    -15.6514 128.7153
    -15.6511 128.7154
    -15.6519 128.7165
    Signed offDecember 2018
    21.31November 2017Western Downs/QLD-27.67569 151.33447
    -27.67512 151.33402
    -27.67660 151.33305
    -27.67607 151.33261
    PHMApril 2018
    30.45November 2017Narrabri/NSW-30.22877 149.58902
    -30.22875 149.58878
    -30.22689 149.58913
    -30.22693 149.58933
    PHMMay 2018
    41.35May 2018Wyndham-East Kimberley/WA -15.6506 128.7156
    -15.6513 128.7170
    -15.6501 128.7159
    -15.6507 128.7173
    PHMDecember 2018
    51.9August 2018Emerald/QLD-23.61192 148.5096
    -23.6119 148.5098
    -23.61412 148.50963
    -23.61407 148.50928
    CurrentSeptember 2018
    60.6October 2018Murrumbidgee/NSW-34.8763584 145.8014512
    -34.8759293 145.8026712
    -34.8770615 145.8034712
    -34.8774897 145.8022863
    CurrentOctober 2018
    71October 2018Balonne/QLD-28.12826 148.65348
    -28.12837 148.65386
    -28.12675 148.65389
    -28.12685 148.65428
    CurrentOctober 2018
    80.7November 2018Toowoomba/QLD-27.72867 151.30942
    -27.72900 151.30968
    -27.72976 151.30851
    -27.72946 151.30826
    CurrentNovember 2018
    90.56November 2018Narrabri/NSW-30.22345 149.66586
    -30.22323 149.66556
    -30.22247 149.66681
    -30.22226 149.66652
    CurrentNovember 2018