The Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) has initiated a technical review of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001, with submissions on a discussion paper sought from 17 October to 16 December 2016.

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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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Submissions

OGTR has prepared a summary of the submissions received by the Regulator on the Discussion Paper consultation, as part of the current Technical Review of the Gene Technology Regulations 2001.

Summary of submissions received on 2016 Discussion Paper (PDF 81 KB)
Summary of submissions received on 2016 Discussion Paper (DOCX 81 KB)

Submissions that were received directly by the Regulator are listed below. In addition, over 600 submissions were received via the Do Gooder website. These submissions are tabulated below.

Regulations Review - Discussion paper Consultation - Do Gooder Submissions (PDF 679 KB)
Regulations Review - Discussion paper Consultation - Do Gooder Submissions (DOCX 201 KB)


NameSubmission
Adams, SheridanAdams, Sheridan (DOCX 15 KB)
Adams, Sheridan (PDF 45 KB)
Agforce GrainsAgforce Grains (PDF 300 KB)
Agriculture VictoriaAgriculture Victoria (PDF 493 KB)
Association of Manufacturers and Formulators of Enzyme ProductsAssociation of Manufacturers and Formulators of Enzyme Products (PDF 78 KB)
AusBiotechAusBiotech (PDF 194 KB)
Austin Health Institutional Biosafety CommitteeAustin Health Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 99 KB)
Australian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Technology and EngineeringAustralian Academy of Science and Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (PDF 61 KB)
Australian Dairy Industry Council and Dairy AustraliaAustralian Dairy Industry Council and Dairy Australia (PDF 698 KB)
Australian National University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeAustralian National University Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 23 KB)
Australian National University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 93 KB)
Australian Oilseeds FederationAustralian Oilseeds Federation (PDF 525 KB)
Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines AuthorityAustralian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (PDF 70 KB)
Australian Seed FederationAustralian Seed Federation (PDF 765 KB)
Bayer CropScienceBayer CropScience (PDF 307 KB)
Bennett, ChristineBennett, Christine (DOCX 15 KB)
Bennett, Christine (PDF 49 KB)
Bleakley, ClaireBleakley, Claire (DOCX 15 KB)
Bleakley, Claire (PDF 47 KB)
Blemings, RosemaryBlemings, Rosemary (DOCX 15 KB)
Blemings, Rosemary (PDF 46 KB)
Buerckner, RaeleneBuerckner, Raelene (DOCX 15 KB)
Buerckner, Raelene (PDF 50 KB)
Carrick, RuthCarrick, Ruth (DOCX 15 KB)
Carrick, Ruth (PDF 43 KB)
Caruso, LaraCaruso, Lara (DOCX 15 KB)
Caruso, Lara (PDF 43 KB)
Centre for Eye Research AustraliaCentre for Eye Research Australia (PDF 319 KB)
Centre for Law and Genetics University of TasmaniaCentre for Law and Genetics University of Tasmania (PDF 211 KB)
Chandler, SteveChandler, Steve (DOCX 21 KB)
Chandler, Steve (PDF 104 KB)
Childrens Medical Research Institute and Childrens Hospital Westmead Institutional Biosafety CommitteeChildrens Medical Research Institute and Childrens Hospital Westmead Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 16 KB)
Childrens Medical Research Institute and Childrens Hospital Westmead Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 58 KB)
CibusCibus (Confidential Information Omitted) - 1 (PDF 204 KB)
Cibus - 2 (PDF 490 KB)
Cibus - 3 (PDF 163 KB)
Cibus - 4 (PDF 53 KB)
Clark, LudmilaClark, Ludmila (DOCX 15 KB)
Clark, Ludmila (PDF 50 KB)
Clinical Network ServicesClinical Network Services (DOCX 116 KB)
Clinical Network Services (PDF 111 KB)
Cotton AustraliaCotton Australia (PDF 646 KB)
CropLife AustraliaCropLife Australia (PDF 1043 KB)
Croxson, Timothy Paul RossCroxson, Timothy Paul Ross (DOCX 18 KB)
Croxson, Timothy Paul Ross (PDF 63 KB)
CSIROCSIRO (DOCX 178 KB)
CSIRO (PDF 170 KB)
CSL LimitedCSL Limited (PDF 14 KB)
Curtin University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeCurtin University Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 17 KB)
Curtin University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 34 KB)
Dal Castello, LindaDal Castello, Linda (DOCX 15 KB)
Dal Castello, Linda (PDF 47 KB)
Davies Research Centre of the University of AdelaideDavies Research Centre of the University of Adelaide (PDF 124 KB)
Deakin University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeDeakin University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 204 KB)
Department of Agriculture and Food Western AustraliaDepartment of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (PDF 5461 KB)
Department of Agriculture and Water ResourcesDepartment of Agriculture and Water Resources (PDF 2289 KB)
Department of the Environment and EnergyDepartment of the Environment and Energy (PDF 166 KB)
Douriaux, JeremyDouriaux, Jeremy (DOCX 102 KB)
Douriaux, Jeremy (PDF 102 KB)
Dow Agrosciences AustraliaDow Agrosciences Australia (PDF 170 KB)
DSM Food Specialties AustraliaDSM Food Specialties Australia (PDF 219 KB)
DuPont PioneerDuPont Pioneer (PDF 8602 KB)
Dutch Institute for Public Health and the EnvironmentDutch Institute for Public Health and the Environment - 1 (DOCX 16 KB)
Dutch Institute for Public Health and the Environment - 1 (PDF 58 KB)
Dutch Institute for Public Health and the Environment - 2 (PDF 292 KB)
Earl, Nina and BrianEarl, Nina and Brian (DOCX 15 KB)
Earl, Nina and Brian (PDF 43 KB)
Flinders UniversityFlinders University (PDF 71 KB)
Food Standards Australia and New ZealandFood Standards Australia and New Zealand (PDF 1590 KB)
Fraser, DianneFraser, Dianne (DOCX 15 KB)
Fraser, Dianne (PDF 44 KB)
Friends of the Earth Australia, GeneEthics, GM-Free Australia Alliance, MADGE and GM CropwatchFriends of the Earth Australia, GeneEthics, GM-Free Australia Alliance, MADGE and GM Cropwatch (PDF 517 KB)
Godson, WarrenGodson, Warren (Word 815 KB)
Godson, Warren (PDF 914 KB)
Government of South AustraliaGovernment of South Australia (PDF 239 KB)
Grain Producers SAGrain Producers SA (PDF 150 KB)
Grain Trade AustraliaGrain Trade Australia (PDF 15 KB)
GrainGrowersGrainGrowers (PDF 52 KB)
Gready, JillGready, Jill (PDF 52 KB)
Greening, PeterGreening, Peter (DOCX 52 KB)
Greening, Peter (PDF 52 KB)
Grierson, AieshaGrierson, Aiesha (DOCX 15 KB)
Grierson, Aiesha (PDF 42 KB)
Griffith UniversityGriffith University (PDF 60 KB)
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Institutional Biosafety CommitteeHarry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 93 KB)
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 100 KB)
Jackson, AnthonyJackson, Anthony (DOCX 250 KB)
Jackson, Anthony (PDF 233 KB)
Koniuszewksi, JoannaKoniuszewksi, Joanna (DOCX 16 KB)
Koniuszewksi, Joanna (PDF 50 KB)
La Trobe University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeLa Trobe University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 186 KB)
Lamrock, NanetteLamrock, Nanette (DOCX 15 KB)
Lamrock, Nanette (PDF 46 KB)
Lenart, AndrewLenart, Andrew (DOCX 15 KB)
Lenart, Andrew (PDF 42 KB)
Longo, FernandoLongo, Fernando (DOCX 15 KB)
Longo, Fernando (PDF 44 KB)
Mackintosh, PeterMackintosh, Peter (DOCX 60 KB)
Mackintosh, Peter (PDF 15 KB)
Macquarie University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeMacquarie University Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 45 KB)
Macquarie University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 15 KB)
Menos, PhyllisMenos, Phyllis (DOCX 46 KB)
Menos, Phyllis (PDF 144 KB)
Miranda, MariaMiranda, Maria (DOCX 270 KB)
Miranda, Maria (PDF 14 KB)
MND Research Group Macquarie UniversityMND Research Group Macquarie University (DOCX 43 KB)
MND Research Group Macquarie University (PDF 58 KB)
Moeliker, GregMoeliker, Greg (DOCX 39 KB)
Moeliker, Greg (PDF 14 KB)
Monash UniversityMonash University (PDF 221 KB)
Morrisey, MMorrisey, M (DOCX 890 KB)
Morrisey, M (PDF 842 KB)
National Farmers FederationNational Farmers Federation (PDF 257 KB)
National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment SchemeNational Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (PDF 17 KB)
NSW Department of Primary IndustriesNSW Department of Primary Industries (PDF 69 KB)
NuseedNuseed (PDF 15 KB)
Oppenheimer, RobertOppenheimer, Robert (DOCX 50 KB)
Oppenheimer, Robert (PDF 16 KB)
Organic Industry Standards and Certification CouncilOrganic Industry Standards and Certification Council (DOCX 53 KB)
Organic Industry Standards and Certification Council (PDF 15 KB)
Palmer, EliotPalmer, Eliot (DOCX 47 KB)
Palmer, Eliot (PDF 47 KB)
Partridge, RuthPartridge, Ruth (DOCX 47 KB)
Partridge, Ruth (PDF 47 KB)
Plant Health AustraliaPlant Health Australia (DOCX 58 KB)
Plant Health Australia (PDF 1205 KB)
Preece, AndrewPreece, Andrew (DOCX 15 KB)
Preece, Andrew (PDF 43 KB)
Public Health Association of AustraliaPublic Health Association of Australia (PDF 17 KB)
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research InstituteQIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (DOCX 78 KB)
QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute (PDF 25 KB)
Queensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Institutional Biosafety CommitteeQueensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 89 KB)
Queensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 357 KB)
Queensland University of Technology Biosafety CommitteeQueensland University of Technology Biosafety Committee (DOCX 16 KB)
Queensland University of Technology Biosafety Committee (PDF 49 KB)
RecombineticsRecombinetics (PDF 49 KB)
Revyakin, RomanRevyakin, Roman (DOCX 49 KB)
Revyakin, Roman (PDF 49 KB)
Royal Perth Hospital Institutional Biosafety CommitteeRoyal Perth Hospital Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 14 KB)
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Institutional Biosafety CommitteeRoyal Prince Alfred Hospital Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 42 KB)
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 21 KB)
Ryan, ChrisRyan, Chris (DOCX 81 KB)
Ryan, Chris (PDF 18 KB)
SA Pathology Institutional Biosafety CommitteeSA Pathology Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 47 KB)
SA Pathology Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 1968 KB)
Schultz, TiffanySchultz, Tiffany (DOCX 1370 KB)
Schultz, Tiffany (PDF 18 KB)
SeqirusSeqirus (PDF 63 KB)
Simplot Plant SciencesSimplot Plant Sciences (PDF 15 KB)
Singelton, JonathonSingelton, Jonathon (DOCX 15 KB)
Singelton, Jonathon (PDF 43 KB)
Stallman, RichardStallman, Richard (DOCX 23 KB)
Stallman, Richard (PDF 43 KB)
Stanford, RichardStanford, Richard (DOCX 23 KB)
Stanford, Richard (PDF 23 KB)
Sustainable Agriculture and Committee AllianceSustainable Agriculture and Committee Alliance (Other 23 KB)
Sustainable Agriculture and Committee Alliance (PDF 1913 KB)
Sutton, DulcieSutton, Dulcie (DOCX 367 KB)
Sutton, Dulcie (PDF 169 KB)
Tasmanian GovernmentTasmanian Government (PDF 16 KB)
The Organic Food ChainThe Organic Food Chain (Word 92 KB)
The Organic Food Chain (PDF 15 KB)
University of Adelaide Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Adelaide Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 32 KB)
University of MelbourneUniversity of Melbourne (PDF 86 KB)
University of Queensland Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Queensland Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 29 KB)
University of Sydney Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Sydney Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 127 KB)
University of Sydney Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 68 KB)
University of Tasmania Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Tasmania Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 57 KB)
University of Tasmania Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 188 KB)
University of Western Australia Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Western Australia Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 29 KB)
University of Western Australia Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 829 KB)
University of Wollongong Institutional Biosafety CommitteeUniversity of Wollongong Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 92 KB)
UNSW AustraliaUNSW Australia (PDF 653 KB)
Van Eenennaam, AlisonVan Eenennaam, Alison (PDF 830 KB)
Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors AssociationVeterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association (DOCX 15 KB)
Veterinary Manufacturers and Distributors Association (PDF 15 KB)
Vice, MaryVice, Mary (DOCX 15 KB)
Vice, Mary (PDF 661 KB)
Victoria University Institutional Biosafety CommitteeVictoria University Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 72 KB)
WA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch UniversityWA State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, Murdoch University (PDF 504 KB)
WAFarmersWAFarmers (DOCX 89 KB)
WAFarmers (PDF 108 KB)
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Institutional Biosafety CommitteeWalter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Institutional Biosafety Committee (Word 20 KB)
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 92 KB)
Wells, Christopher FWells, Christopher F (DOCX 15 KB)
Wells, Christopher F (PDF 43 KB)
Western Sydney University Biosafety CommitteeWestern Sydney University Biosafety Committee (DOCX 21 KB)
Western Sydney University Biosafety Committee (PDF 94 KB)
Williams, JoanneWilliams, Joanne (DOCX 18 KB)
Williams, Joanne (PDF 60 KB)
Wilson, M and PWilson, M and P (PDF 392 KB)
Wilson, PaulWilson, Paul (DOCX 15 KB)
Wilson, Paul (PDF 44 KB)
Womens and Childrens Health Network Institutional Biosafety CommitteeWomens and Childrens Health Network Institutional Biosafety Committee (DOCX 44 KB)
Womens and Childrens Health Network Institutional Biosafety Committee (PDF 44 KB)
Zaskolny, KarenZaskolny, Karen (DOCX 44 KB)
Zaskolny, Karen (PDF 44 KB)
Zybert, JosefZybert, Josef - 1 (DOCX 106 KB)
Zybert, Josef - 1 (PDF 16 KB)
Zybert, Josef - 2 (PDF 65 KB)


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