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Public Consultation

Genetically Modified Crops

Southern Mallee District Council is considering whether to apply to the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development under Section 5A(1) of the Genetically Modified Crops Management Act 2004 for the designation of the Council area as an area in which no genetically modified food crops may be cultivated.

The Council seeks the views of its community, including persons engaged in primary production activities and food processing or manufacturing activities in the area of the Council, regarding whether or not such an application should be made.

Written submissions, to be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, are due by 5.00pm Wednesday 16 September 2020, and may be;

  • emailed to
  • hand delivered to Council’s offices at Day Street, Pinnaroo or Railway Terrace North, Lameroo, or
  • posted to the following address ;

Chief Executive Officer
Southern Mallee District Council
PO Box 49
Pinnaroo SA 5304

Please note that any submissions received in time will be considered at a public meeting of the Council and may be forwarded to the Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development for the Minister’s consideration.

Jason Taylor

Chief Executive Officer