Steps in the evaluation process

Notification of receipt of application - These notices provide advice that a DIR licence application has been received by the OGTR and that a RARMP is in preparation.

Public calls for comment - The Regulator has invited the public to provide comment on a RARMP regarding the identified risk(s) to human health and the environment and the proposed management measures.

Call for comment closed - Comments on these RARMPs have closed, the Regulator is considering submissions and a decision on the licence is imminent.

For more information about DIR applications, please contact the OGTR. DIR applications are available on request (excluding any information that the Regulator has declared to be, or is under consideration as, Confidential Commercial Information) to anyone that requests a copy (section 54 of the Act). A summary of application and, once prepared, the RARMP for each application is available on this website.
Represents the status of licence applications and includes links to the relevant documents
DIR Licence Application Number Title of Project Notification of receipt of application Public calls for comment on RARMP open Call for comment closed (under consideration by the Regulator) Is application being assessed as ‘limited and controlled’?
DIR 184Clinical trial with a genetically modified human adenovirus COVID-19 vaccine16 Mar 2021Yes
DIR 183Clinical trial with genetically modified E.coli to reduce antibiotic resistance08 Feb 2021Yes
DIR 182Commercial supply of recombinant COVID-19 vaccine02 Dec 202024 Feb 202130 Mar 2021No
DIR 181Clinical trial of a genetically modified Herpes virus for the treatment of cystic fibrosis27 Nov 2020Yes
DIR 179Clinical trial with a genetically modified Vaccinia virus vaccine to treat solid cancerous tumours17 Nov 202020 Jan 202124 Feb 2021Yes
DIR 178Commercial release of canola genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system (MS11 RF3 and MS11 RF3 MON 88302) 11 Feb 2021No
DIR 175 Commercial release of canola (Brassica napus) genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and a hybrid breeding system (MS11) 13 Oct 202028 Jan 202125 Mar 2021No

View the list of DIRs.