Approval to Deal with a GMO in a GMO-Free Area - Tasmania

Description

The State of Tasmania has been declared a genetically modified (GMO) free area. Therefore, you will require a permit if you intend to deal with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) within Tasmania.

GMO's are organisms that have been modified by using gene technology to produce certain desirable characteristics. Gene technology involves the modification of organisms by the direct incorporation (or deletion) of one or more genes to introduce or alter characteristics of organisms.

Many factors will be taken into account when considering this approval and if granted will be subject to any conditions the Agency considers necessary.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Description
Apply Application

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Resources
Apply Application for Approval to Deal with a GMO in a GMO-Free Area - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Genetically Modified Organisms Control Act 2004 TAS

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Biosecurity Tasmania

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Agricultural Policy Branch

Biosecurity Tasmania

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX 46
Kings Meadow, Tasmania 7249
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: Agriculturalpolicy.Administration@dpipwe.tas.gov.au