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GMO Moratorium


Legislation, Clause Being Highlighted

Genetically Modified Organisms Control Amendment Bill 2019

We commend the minister for his advocacy at a national level in relation to the deregulation of SDN-1 and RNA-derived genetic organisms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Sep 2019


Science Lab

Threat to Tasmania's GMO-free status

The Tasmanian Greens warmly welcome and strongly support the Government's 10-year moratorium on GMOs. It is important for this state.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019


Local Food, Fresh Vegetables

Threat to Tasmania's GMO-free status

The declassification of SDN-1-modified organisms as GMOs will mean that the moratorium will no longer capture these gene-edited organisms.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  8 Aug 2019


Science Lab

Tasmania's genetically modified organisms (GMO) Moratorium

The Tasmanian Greens submission to the genetically modified organisms (GMO) review, arguing for repealing the automatic expiration of the act after four years.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Submission  |  3 May 2019


Science Lab

Trans-Pacific Partnership Threat

With every trade deal you have to give something to get something but the TPP tips the balance very heavily in favour of foreign corporations.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  8 Nov 2014


Science Lab

GE-Free Lost Opportunity

Today we sought to amend the government’s Genetically Modified Organisms Control Amendment Bill 2014, to make the moratorium a permanent ban.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  21 Aug 2014


Biosecurity Dog

GE-Free Status Continues

The move to roll over the current moratorium on genetically-engineered (GE) crops and animals for a further five years is welcome.

Kim Booth  |  Media Release  |  19 Aug 2014