Gene Technology

The Gene Technology Act 2000 is a national scheme for the regulation of genetically modified organisms in Australia, in order to protect the health and safety of Australians and the Australian environment by identifying risks posed by or as a result of gene technology, and to manage those risks by regulating certain dealings with genetically modified organisms.

Page last updated: 21 July 2021

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Gene Technology Ministers’ Meeting communique – July 2021

Contact Us

The following provides contact information for the National Gene Technology Scheme.

Please email the Gene Technology Secretariat or telephone 02 6289 2033 should you have any questions about the National Gene Technology Scheme.

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