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GMOs and Gene Technology in AustraliaAustralians given the European perspectiveBiotechnology policies of farm groupsCoexistence trials updateMore bans likely on GM crops top of page.. The progress of GM foods and crops through the regulatory system has slowed, with more stringent and transparent legislation developed to address management of potential risks and concerns... Keep browsing 0 Responses to GMOs and Gene Technology in AustraliaAustralians given the European perspectiveBiotechnology policies of farm groupsCoexistence trials updateMore bans likely on GM crops..
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This means that OGTR-approved GM food crops will continue to require additional approval by the Minister based on a market and trade assessment... The legislation is in stark contrast to Victoria, where OGTR-approved GM crops can be commercialised and require no additional state-based legislation/market and trade assessment... More information: Agrifood Awareness Australia, www.afaa.com.au ; Gene Technology (GM Crop Moratorium) Amendment (Postponement of Expiry) Bill 2011, www.parliament.nsw.gov.au/prod/parlment/hansart.nsf/V3Key/LA20110601032 ; www.grdc.com.au/AAA00006..
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Victoria has become the first state to require mandatory rollover protection to be fitted to quad bikes used in the workplace, including farms... Ms Williams says WorkSafe Victoria has been following the debate on the suitability of rollover protection on quad bikes for several years and has listened to the views of manufacturers, the medical profession, hospitals, community groups and agricultural safety bodies... Ms Williams says there are several OPDs for quad bikes already on the market that meet national health and safety requirements...
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