The Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) has initiated a technical review of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001, and sought submissions on proposed amendments from 30 November 2017 to 21 February 2018.

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Submissions were forwarded to the Regulator in a range of formats including Word, PDF and email. In order to make submissions available as soon as possible, most submissions have been published in their original format. The text of email submissions has been reproduced in Word format.

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Confidentiality

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Privacy

To ensure that the privacy of third parties (including family members) is protected, and that the Commonwealth complies with its own legal obligations, some submissions have been published with third party and other details removed. Private contact details (e.g. addresses, phone numbers and email addresses) contained in submissions have also been removed. There may be minor formatting changes as a result.

NOTE: The views expressed in submissions are those of the authors and copyright in submissions remains with the authors, not with the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator.

The Secretariat has reserved the right not to publish submissions deemed inappropriate.

Submissions

Submissions on the amendment proposals that were received directly by the Regulator are listed below. In addition, over 350 submissions were received via the Do Gooder website. These submissions are tabulated below.

PDF version of Regulations Review - Do Gooder Submissions 1579 KB
DOCX version of Regulations Review - Do Gooder Submissions 213 KB

Submissions received by the Regulator on the 2016 Discussion Paper consultation are available on the Regulations Review Discussion Paper Submissions page

NameSubmission
Agriculture Division of DowDuPontAgriculture Division of DowDuPont (PDF 421 KB)
Agriculture VictoriaAgriculture Victoria (PDF 7 KB)
Ainge, SusanAinge, Susan (PDF 177 KB)
Ainge, Susan (DOCX 22 KB)
Allan, RaymondAllan, Raymond (PDF 7 KB)
Allan, Raymond (DOCX 19 KB)
Anderson, ChrisAnderson, Chris (PDF 12 KB)
Anderson, Chris (DOCX 19 KB)
Ariens, DavidAriens, David (PDF 7 KB)
Ariens, David (DOCX 20 KB)
Association of Biosafety Australia and New ZealandAssociation of Biosafety Australia and New Zealand (PDF 203 KB)
Association of Manufacturers and Formulators of Enzyme ProductsAssociation of Manufacturers and Formulators of Enzyme Products (PDF 85 KB)
AusBiotechAusBiotech (PDF 375 KB)
Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Technology and EngineeringAustralian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (PDF 130 KB)
Australian Dairy Industry Council and Dairy AustraliaAustralian Dairy Industry Council and Dairy Australia (PDF 208 KB)
Australian National UniversityAustralian National University (PDF 370 KB)
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines AuthorityAustralian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (PDF 1439 KB)
Australian Seed FederationAustralian Seed Federation (PDF 176 KB)
Badams, MelissaBadams, Melissa (PDF 8 KB)
Badams, Melissa (DOCX 21 KB)
Brooks Maher, EmmaBrooks Maher, Emma (PDF 18 KB)
Brooks Maher, Emma (DOCX 23 KB)
Casper, ZacharyCasper, Zachary (PDF 26 KB)
Casper, Zachary (DOCX 21 KB)
Castledine, JenniferCastledine, Jennifer (PDF 7 KB)
Castledine, Jennifer (DOCX 20 KB)
Clements, AntoinetteClements, Antoinette (PDF 8 KB)
Clements, Antoinette (DOCX 20 KB)
Cotton AustraliaCotton Australia (PDF 274 KB)
CropLifeCropLife (PDF 747 KB)
CSIROCSIRO (PDF 8 KB)
CSIRO (DOCX 20 KB)
Curtin University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeCurtin University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 23 KB)
Dean, HelenDean, Helen (PDF 7 KB)
Dean, Helen (DOCX 20 KB)
Duggan, BrianDuggan, Brian (PDF 83 KB)
Duggan, Brian (DOCX 26 KB)
Enzyme Technical AssociationEnzyme Technical Association (PDF 2456 KB)
European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental ResponsibilityEuropean Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (PDF 52 KB)
European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility - attachment (PDF 533 KB)
European Network of Scientists for Social and Environmental Responsibility (DOCX 53 KB)
Faulds, PaulineFaulds, Pauline (PDF 8 KB)
Faulds, Pauline (DOCX 20 KB)
FOODwatch, WAFOODwatch, WA (PDF 36 KB)
FOODwatch, WA (DOCX 36 KB)
Friends of the Earth, Mothers are Demystifying Genetic Engineering and the GM Free Australia AllianceFriends of the Earth, Mothers are Demystifying Genetic Engineering and the GM Free Australia Alliance (PDF 437 KB)
Gemmell Smith, PhillipaGemmell Smith, Phillipa (PDF 8 KB)
Gemmell Smith, Phillipa (DOCX 21 KB)
Gene EthicsGene Ethics (PDF 522 KB)
Giles, MnemosyneGiles, Mnemosyne (PDF 2348 KB)
Glen, ChristineGlen, Christine (PDF 8 KB)
Glen, Christine (DOCX 20 KB)
Glen, TamsynGlen, Tamsyn (PDF 9 KB)
Glen, Tamsyn (DOCX 21 KB)
Global Plant CouncilGlobal Plant Council (PDF 9 KB)
Global Plant Council - attachment (PDF 329 KB)
Global Plant Council (DOCX 21 KB)
Grain Trade AustraliaGrain Trade Australia (PDF 295 KB)
GrainGrowersGrainGrowers (PDF 233 KB)
Keegan, LesleyKeegan, Lesley (PDF 62 KB)
Keegan, Lesley (DOCX 21 KB)
La Trobe Institutional Biosafety CommitteeLa Trobe Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 138 KB)
Linn, CraigLinn, Craig (PDF 8 KB)
Linn, Craig (DOCX 20 KB)
Love, MadelineLove, Madeline (PDF 134 KB)
Love, Madeline (DOCX 104 KB)
Lynch, JamesLynch, James (PDF 8 KB)
Lynch, James (DOCX 21 KB)
Manson, AlanManson, Alan Part 1 (PDF 8 KB)
Manson, Alan Part 1 (DOCX 20 KB)
Manson, Alan Part 2 (PDF 9 KB)
Manson, Alan Part 2 (DOCX 21 KB)
McLaren, MichelleMcLaren, Michelle (PDF 118 KB)
McLaren, Michelle (DOCX 32 KB)
Morris, RichardSubmission withheld
Mulhall, PamMulhall, Pam (PDF 7 KB)
Mulhall, Pam (DOCX 20 KB)
Murdoch University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeMurdoch University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 49 KB)
Murdoch University Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 21 KB)
Nalbant, MubeNalbant, Mube (PDF 12 KB)
Nalbant, Mube (DOCX 21 KB)
National Association for Sustainable AgricultureNational Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PDF 545 KB)
National Farmers' FederationNational Farmers' Federation (PDF 27 KB)
Newton-Wordsworth, WilliamNewton-Wordsworth, William (PDF 99 KB)
Newton-Wordsworth, William (DOCX 45 KB)
NSW Department of Primary IndustriesNSW Department of Primary Industries (PDF 718 KB)
O'Sullivan GabrielleO'Sullivan Gabrielle (PDF 127 KB)
O'Sullivan Gabrielle (DOCX 25 KB)
Paitson, MarthaPaitson, Martha (PDF 8 KB)
Paitson, Martha (DOCX 20 KB)
Pattenden, BevPattenden, Bev (PDF 8 KB)
Pattenden, Bev (DOCX 20 KB)
Payne, AlexPayne, Alex (PDF 8 KB)
Payne, Alex (DOCX 20 KB)
Pratt, JuliePratt, Julie (PDF 22 KB)
Pratt, Julie (DOCX 25 KB)
Queensland Department of Environment and ScienceQueensland Department of Environment and Science (PDF 2902 KB)
Queensland University of Technology University Biosafety CommitteeQueensland University of Technology University Biosafety Committee (PDF 36 KB)
Queensland University of Technology University Biosafety Committee - attachment (PDF 914 KB)
Queensland University of Technology University Biosafety Committee (DOCX 18 KB)
RecombineticsRecombinetics (PDF 526 KB)
Robin, CharlesRobin, Charles (PDF 50 KB)
Robin, Charles (DOCX 60 KB)
Seqirus Pty LtdSeqirus Pty Ltd (PDF 370 KB)
Smith, ElarnieSmith, Elarnie (PDF 24 KB)
Smith, Elarnie (DOCX 2602 KB)
South Australian Minister for Agriculture Food and FisheriesSouth Australian Minister for Agriculture Food and Fisheries (PDF 21 KB)
Statham, SamStatham, Sam (PDF 9 KB)
Statham, Sam (DOCX 21 KB)
Strods, BethStrods, Beth (PDF 159 KB)
Strods, Beth (DOCX 58 KB)
Sustainability Council of New ZealandSustainability Council of New Zealand (PDF 29 KB)
Sustainability Council of New Zealand (DOCX 25 KB)
Sustainable Agriculture & Communities AllianceSustainable Agriculture & Communities Alliance (PDF 29 KB)
Sustainable Agriculture & Communities Alliance (DOCX 25 KB)
Thomas, PaulThomas, Paul (PDF 8 KB)
Thomas, Paul (DOCX 25 KB)
United States GovernmentUnited States Government (PDF 70 KB)
United States Government (DOCX 319 KB)
University of Adelaide Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Adelaide Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 158 KB)
University of Melbourne Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Melbourne Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 20 KB)
University of Southern QueenslandUniversity of Southern Queensland (PDF 101 KB)
Ven, CarolVen, Carol (PDF 162 KB)
Ven, Carol (DOCX 87 KB)
Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association LtdVeterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association Ltd (PDF 162 KB)
Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association Ltd (DOCX 162 KB)
WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch UniversityWA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University (PDF 162 KB)
WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University (DOCX 58 KB)
WAFarmersWAFarmers (PDF 114 KB)
WAFarmers (DOCX 652 KB)
Waspe, MargaretWaspe, Margaret (PDF 4103 KB)
Whale, PaulWhale, Paul (PDF 9 KB)
Whale, Paul (DOCX 21 KB)
White, BrendaWhite, Brenda (PDF 7 KB)
White, Brenda (DOCX 20 KB)
White, Melinda White, Melinda (PDF 16 KB)
White, Melinda (DOCX 23 KB)
Wiggin, JohnWiggin, John (PDF 7 KB)
Wiggin, John (DOCX 21 KB)
Wilson, PWilson, P (PDF 29 KB)
Wilson, P (DOCX 26 KB)
Winter, ErlWinter, Erl (PDF 8 KB)
Winter, Erl (DOCX 20 KB)

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