Register of Genetically Modified (GM) Crop Exemption Notices

Current exemptions conferred in South Australia

13 February 2020 Advanta Seeds Pty Ltd

To Advanta Seeds Pty Ltd under section 6(2)(a)(iii) for the purpose of transporting genetically modified canola seed.

No 14, p. 422–423 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 20 February 2020

13 February 2020 Nuseed Pty Ltd

To Nuseed Pty Ltd under section 6(2)(a)(iii) for the purpose of transporting genetically modified canola seed.

No 14, p. 423–425 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 20 February 2020

13 February 2020 BASF Australia Ltd

To BASF Australia Ltd under section 6(2)(a)(iii) for the purpose of transporting genetically modified canola seed.

No 14, p. 425–426 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 20 February 2020

28 November 2019 GO Resources Pty Ltd

To GO Resources Pty Ltd under section 6(2)(a)(iii) for the purpose of transporting genetically modified safflower seed.

Pages 4037–4039 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 5 December 2019

28 November 2019 GenTech Seeds Pty Ltd

To GenTech Seeds Pty Ltd under section 6(2)(a)(iii) for the purpose of transporting genetically modified canola seed.

Pages 4039–4040 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 5 December 2019

10 July 2019 BASF Australia Ltd

To BASF Australia Ltd. under Section 6 (2) (a) (ii) for the purposes of breeding and seed multiplication of genetically modified oilseed Brassica cultivars associated with the production of canola known as InVigor® x TruFlex™ Roundup Ready® genetically modified for dual herbicide tolerance approved under OGTR Licence DIR 138 in areas of the State designated as areas where cultivation of GM food crops is not permitted.

Pages 2722–2727 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 18 July 2019

10 July 2019 CSIRO

To the CSIRO (hereafter the Agency) under Section 6 (2) (a) (ii) enabling the Agency to cultivate genetically modified cotton approved under OGTR Licence DIR 124 in the Agency’s quarantine research facilities located at the CSIRO Waite Campus at Urrbrae, South Australia 5064

Pages 2728–2729 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 18 July 2019

10 May 2019 BASF Australia Ltd

To BASF Australia Ltd. under Section 6 (2) (a) (ii) for the purposes of breeding and seed multiplication of genetically modified oilseed Brassica cultivars associated with the production of InVigor Canola approved under OGTR Licence DIR 021/2002 (hereafter the GMO) in areas of the State designated as areas where cultivation of GM food crops is not permitted.

Pages 1681–1686 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 30 May 2019

10 May 2019 BASF Australia Ltd

To BASF Australia Ltd. under Section 6 (2) (a) (ii) to carry out limited and contained cultivation of canola that has been genetically modified for herbicide tolerance and hybrid vigour approved under OGTR Licence DIR 108 in areas of the State designated as areas where cultivation of GM food crops is not permitted.

Pages 1686–1691 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 30 May 2019

8 May 2018 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide for the purposes of experimental cultivation of genetically modified wheat and barley in accordance with Licence DIR 152 and its variations as issued by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator for plantings in the Local Government area of Marion for the 2018 planting season only.

Page 1519 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 10 May 2018.

15 November 2015 Intertek Testing Services (Australia)

To Intertek Testing Services (Australia) Pty Ltd for the purpose of providing a DNA testing service to Australian producers of genetically modified canola and cotton seed in Intertek’s laboratory 1 and 2 located on level 3, 170 Greenhill Road, Parkside, South Australia.

Page 5033 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 26 November 2015.

31 October 2014 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide, for the cultivation of hybrid genetically modified wheat and barley on Glenthorne Farm, at O’Halloran Hill in the Local Government Area of Marion, as part of Commonwealth licence DIR 128.

Page 6429 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 13 November 2014.

15 August 2013 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide for the cultivation of 1 hybrid genotype of genetically modified cotton in the University's containment glasshouse located on the Waite Campus at Urrbrae.

Pages 3489–3490 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 15 August 2013.

6 January 2011 Bayer CropScience

To Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd for the cultivation of hybrid GM canola and Indian mustard as part of Commonwealth licence DIR 104.

Page 10 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 6 January 2011.

3 May 2007 Pacific Seeds

To Pacific Seeds Pty Ltd for the cultivation of GM canola seed.

Pages 1885–1893 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 3 May 2007.

Exemptions revoked

On 21 May 2019, the following notices were revoked:

Pages 1691–1692 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 30 May 2019

Two exemptions issued to BASF Agricultural Solutions Pty Ltd pursuant to Section 6 (2) (a) (ii) of the Act dated 16 August 2018

Pages 3081–3092 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 16 August 2018

On 1 August 2018, the following notices were revoked:

Page 3092 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 16 August 2018

29 April 2004 Bayer CropScience

To Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd for the cultivation of hybrid GM canola seed.

Pages 1249–1256 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 13 May 2004.

10 May 2012 Bayer CropScience

To Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd for the cultivation of genetically modified canola seed.

Pages 1633–1637 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 10 May 2012.

On 5 July 2018, the following notice was revoked.

Page 2814 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 12 July 2018.

28 July 2010 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide for the cultivation of hybrid genetically modified wheat and barley as part of Commonwealth licence DIR 102.

Page 3967 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 5 August 2010.

Variation: The plantings are now confined to Glenthorne Farm, at O’Halloran Hill in the Local Government Area of Marion (page 6,429 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 13 November 2014).

On 28 October 2014 the following notices were revoked.

Pages 6428–6429 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 13 November 2014.

25 August 2011 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide for the cultivation of 4 hybrid genotypes of genetically modified corn seed in the University's Plant Accelerator located on the Waite Campus at Urrbrae to determine the effects of single and multiple traits in maize for enhanced plant performance under drought conditions.

Pages 3602–3604 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 25 August 2011.

27 August 2009 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide for bringing genetically modified oilseed Brassica cultivars into South Australia for cultivation in the University's Quarantine Insectary Glasshouse, Hartley Grove, Urrbrae to determine whether GM canola has a role in the control and eradication of branched broomrape

Pages 3815–3817 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 27 August 2009.

17 July 2008 University of Adelaide

To the University of Adelaide for the cultivation of hybrid genetically modified wheat and barley as part of Commonwealth Licence DIR 077/2007.

Page 3357 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 17 July 2008.

1 November 2007 Bayer CropScience

To Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd for the cultivation of hybrid GM canola and Indian mustard as part of Commonwealth licence DIR 069/2006.

Page 4090 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 1 November 2007.

30 November 2006 Nugrain

To Nugrain Pty Ltd for the cultivation of GM canola seed.

Pages 4147–4155 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 30 November 2006.

1 September 2005 Bayer CropScience

To Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd for the purposes of cultivation of GM indian mustard as a part of Commonwealth licence DIR 057/2004

Pages 3155–3156 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 1 September 2005.

1 July 2004 Bayer CropScience

To Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd for the cultivation of hybrid GM canola as part of Commonwealth licence DIR 032/2002.

Page 2344 of the South Australian Government Gazette published 1 July 2004.

All Exemption Notices are published in the South Australian Government Gazette.

Page Last Reviewed: 20 Jul 2016

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