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Submission: Retain Food Irradiation Labels

29 March 2016

If Food Irradiation labelling is lost, GM food labels will follow

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Submission: To the Department of the Environment on synthetic biology

08 November 2016

Synthetic biology goes far beyond the first generation of ‘transgenic’ engineered organisms. Predicted to be almost a US$40 billion market by 2020, industrial activity in synthetic biology is rapidly exploding as new genome editing tools and cheaper synthesis of DNA make it easier to genetically manipulate biological organisms.

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Trade of Products of Modern Biotechnology under the TPP

28 October 2016

Provisions in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) allow contamination of our food supply with unapproved and illegal Genetically Manipulated (GM) organisms.

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Submission: DIR 145 - Xtend Flex and Bollgard 3 Xtend Flex cotton

26 October 2016

Brief comment as it is obvious from your Q & A document
that OGTR, FSANZ and APVMA have already conferred and decided to approve these Genetically manipulated (GM) cotton seed varieties for general commercial sale throughout Australia.
Nonetheless, we recommend that the OGTR reject licence application DIR145.

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Submission:The Australian Government to become Party to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

17 October 2016

While the Biosafety Protocol has 170 State Parties, Australia is not among them. As the next Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (MOP8) will be held in Cancun, December 4-8, prior to the Biodiversity Convention conference (COP13), 2 this is an opportune time for Australia to accede to the Protocol.

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Comment: Gene Technology (Queensland) Bill 2016

07 September 2016

If the Commonwealth Gene Technology Act is amended, the Queensland GT Act will also be amended, with minimal opportunity for the Queensland Minister or parliament to review or debate legislation that would affect Queensland agriculture.

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Notes to IFOAM based on the Australian organic experience with GM

01 April 2016

The policy should aim to minimise all GM contamination, and where it occurs, to maintain the livelihoods of organic participants in supply chains, through compensation for economic loss and harm.

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Brief history of Genetic Manipulation Debate in Australia

29 March 2016

Short Unofficial History of GM debate in Australia, 2014.

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Comments: Trade of Products of Modern Biotechnology in the TPP

11 March 2016

We call on the Australian Government and Parliament to not adopt or ratify the TPP text negotiated in secret between the twelve partners. If it is ‘all
or nothing’, then we say ‘nothing’.

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Submission: Agricultural Innovation

01 March 2016

GM technology has no role in increasing agricultural productivity

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Comments on role of technology in increasing agricultural productivity in Australia.

01 March 2016

Innovation is the key to food security and sovereignty but the new suite of agricultural solutions to problems like climate change, unreliable water supply and soil loss will not include GM seeds and more pesticides.

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