Preventive Health – implementation of recommendations of the Third Review of the National Gene Technology Scheme

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Publication date: 
31 March 2019
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

The Government will strengthen Australia’s National Gene Technology Scheme to better protect the health and safety of people and the environment. The Government has accepted all 27 recommendations of a review aimed at future proofing the scheme and is meeting 50 per cent of the cost of implementing them, with remaining costs met by the states and territories under an all Australian governments agreement.