Gene Technology Public Consultation Process

This page contains information about past and current public consultation processes on matters relating to the Gene Technology Scheme.

Page last updated: 05 December 219

The Commonwealth Government and all Australian state and territory Governments, have signed an Intergovernmental Gene Technology Agreement (the Agreement) which relates to the establishment and maintenance of a nationally consistent regulatory system. To achieve this outcome, the Agreement acknowledges that consultation is required to obtain stakeholder views and inform assessment of any proposed change. Stakeholder involvement in the development of gene technology principles and criteria is encouraged.

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If you would like to be notified via email when new public consultations relating to gene technology issues and policies of interest to you are commencing, you can subscribe to receive notifications.

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Latest news:

September 2019 Issues Paper – Implementing Recommendations of the Third Review of the Gene Technology Scheme: Phase One Consultation’ has now closed.

To participate in the latest round of consultation, please go to the Consultation Hub webpage.