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Concerns about gene technology deregulation

Organic Industries of Australia Ltd has written to the Health Minister and several other key parliamentarians expressing grave concerns about the Government's plans to deregulate gene editing technology.

A disallowance motion was tabled in the Senate on 1 August.

If you would like more information about the implications of this gene technology, the attached paper by Dr Judy Carman is a good primer. IHER Gene Paper

Dr John Paull (University of Tasmania) presented on this issue to a Parliamentary forum on 30 July. Paull GMO Paper