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 160Limited and controlled release of perennial ryegrass genetically modified for fructan biosynthesis16 Oct 201707 Dec 2017Yes
DIR 158Commercial release of safflower genetically modified for high oleic acid composition17 Oct 2017No
DIR 157Commercial release of cotton genetically modified for insect resistance (COT102)16 Aug 201715 Nov 2017No
DIR 156Limited and controlled release of buffalo grass genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and dwarf phenotype02 Nov 2017Yes
DIR 155Commercial release of canola genetically modified for omega-3 oil content (DHA canola)02 Jun 201705 Oct 201730 Nov 2017No

View the list of DIRs.