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Inquiry into mechanisms for compensation for economic loss to farmers in Western Australia caused by contamination by genetically modified material

Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:12/06/2017
Tabling date:02/14/2019
Date Ended:02/14/2019
Committee:Environment and Public Affairs Committee
House:Legislative Council
Media Statements: 07/12/2017
06/04/2018
20/04/2018
30/04/2018
24/08/2018
10/09/2018
13/02/2019
14/02/2019
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:Inquire into and report on mechanisms for compensation for economic loss to farmers in Western Australia caused by contamination by genetically modified material, including approaches taken in Western Australia and by other jurisdictions and any other relevant matter.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
01Miguel Pez dated 29 Dec 2017
02Melva Mitchell received on 19 Jan 2018
03Mary Morgan dated 6 Jan 2018
04Ministry of Environment and Food of Denmark dated 22 Jan 2018
05United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs dated 30 Jan 2018
07GM Free Margaret River received on 1 Feb 2018
08Linda Andrews dated 27 Jan 2018
09Richard Negus dated 6 Feb 2018
10Ken Manton dated 6 Feb 2018
11Tom Powell dated 6 Feb 2018
12Charles Whitfield dated 6 Feb 2018
13Mark Adams dated 6 Feb 2018
14Darrin Lee dated 7 Feb 2018
15Tomas Pradas dated 7 Feb 2018
16Clancy Michael dated 7 Feb 2018
17Wilson Tuckey dated 6 Feb 2018
18Frank Panizza dated 7 Feb 2018
19Andrew Duncan dated 8 Feb 2018
20Dale Tyler dated 8 Feb 2018
21Sam West received on 8 Feb 2018
22Insurance Council of Australia dated 9 Feb 2018
23Nick Panizza received on 9 Feb 2018
24Kristin Lefroy dated 9 Feb 2018
25Professor Kadambot Siddique dated 9 Feb 2018
26Rose Marsh dated 9 Feb 2018
27Raylene Burns received on 10 Feb 2018
28Cooperative Bulk Handling Ltd dated 12 Feb 2018
29Stephen Powles dated 12 Feb 2018
30Ben Cripps dated 12 Feb 2018
31Householders' Options to Protect the Environment Inc dated 13 Feb 2018
32Tristan Stanich dated 13 Feb 2018
33Ronald McLean dated 13 Feb 2018
34University of Saskatchewan dated 13 Feb 2018
35United States Department of Agriculture dated 13 Feb 2018
36Monsanto Australia Limited dated 14 Feb 2018
37Ian Onley dated 14 Feb 2018
38Office of the Gene Technology Regulator dated 13 Feb 2018
39Paul and Meg Wilson received on 14 Feb 2018
40Organic and Biodynamic Meats Co-operative (WA) dated 14 Feb 2018
41Valerie Vallee dated 14 Feb 2018
42National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Austalia (WA Branch) received on 14 Feb 2018
43S D & A De Garis received on 7 Feb 2018
44Margaret River Regional Environment Centre Inc dated 4 Feb 2018
45Multiple Submitters received on 6 Feb 2018
47GM-Free Farmers received on 12 Feb 2018
48Suzanne Blumer dated 11 Feb 2018
49Anna Bunn and Michael Douglas dated 15 Feb 2018
50Bio-Dynamic Agricultural Association of Australia dated 14 Feb 2018
51Monash University dated 15 Feb 2018
52Naomi Halford dated 15 Feb 2018
53Carolyn Groves dated 15 Feb 2018
54Bridget Leggett dated 15 Feb 2018
55Bee Winfield dated 15 Feb 2018
56Tia Cordwell dated 15 Feb 2018
57John Tate dated 16 Feb 2018
58National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia dated 16 Feb 2018
59Alaina Smith dated 16 Feb 2018
60Grantly Marinoni received on 15 Feb 2018
61Lillian Lear received on 15 Feb 2018
62Grain Producers Australia received on 16 Feb 2018
63Terry Enright received on 16 Feb 2018
64Hon Rick Mazza MLC dated 15 Feb 2018
65David and Lyn Slade dated 13 Feb 2018
66CropLife Australia dated 16 Feb 2018
67Brian Duggan dated 16 Feb 2018
68Hon Diane Evers MLC dated 16 Feb 2018
69Pastoralists & Graziers Association of WA dated 16 Feb 2018
70Yuna Farm Improvement Group received on 16 Feb 2018
71Nina Stick received on 16 Feb 2018
72Gledhow Organics received on 16 Feb 2018
73Friends of the Earth Australia dated 16 Feb 2018
74Australian Seed Federation dated 16 Feb 2018
75Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance dated 16 Feb 2018
76Val Cain dated 9 Feb 2018
77State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre Western Australia dated 16 Feb 2018
78David McFall dated 16 Feb 2018
79WA Farmers received on 16 Feb 2018
80Janette Liddelow received on 16 Feb 2018
81Grain Industry Association of Western Australia dated 14 Feb 2018
83Cotton Australia dated 16 Feb 2018
84GM Cropwatch received on 16 Feb 2018
85Ian James received on 16 Feb 2018
86FOODwatch received on 20 Feb 2018
87Agsure Consulting dated 16 Feb 2018
88German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture dated 16 Feb 2018
89Professor Dr Bernhard Koch (Austria) dated 16 Feb 2018
90Dr John Paull received on 18 Feb 2018
91M McLaren dated 16 Feb 2018
92MADGE Australia Inc dated 16 Feb 2018
93Gene Ethics dated 16 Feb 2018
95National Farmers' Federation dated 26 Feb 2018
96GrainGrowers dated 27 Feb 2018
97Australian Certified Organic received on 2 Mar 2018
98Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development received on 2 Mar 2018
DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
11 Apr 201809:30 AMDepartment of Primary Industries and Regional DevelopmentYes
11 Apr 201811:00 AMCo-operative Bulk HandlingYes
23 Apr 201809:30 AMThe National Association for Sustainable AgricultureYes
23 Apr 201810:45 AMAustralian Certified Organic Pty LtdYes
23 Apr 201811:45 AMFOODwatchYes
23 Apr 201801:15 PMGene EthicsYes
24 Apr 201809:30 AMDr John PaullYes
24 Apr 201810:30 AMGledhow OrganicsYes
03 May 201809:30 AMWAFarmersYes
03 May 201810:45 AMPastoralists and Graziers Association of WAYes
03 May 201812:00 PMCropLife AustraliaYes
03 May 201801:45 PMGrain Industry Association of WAYes
03 May 201803:00 PMMonsanto Australia and New ZealandYes
29 Aug 201809:30 AMBio-Dynamic Agricultural Association of Western AustraliaYes
29 Aug 201810:30 AMNational Association of Sustainable Agriculture (WA)Yes
31 Aug 201809:30 AMDr Anna Bunn and Mr Michael DouglasYes
31 Aug 201810:45 AMInsurance Council of AustraliaYes
31 Aug 201811:45 AMDr Karinne LudlowYes
31 Aug 201801:15 PMFriends of the Earth AustraliaYes
31 Aug 201802:15 PMMinistry of Environment and Food DenmarkYes
31 Aug 201803:30 PMProf Dr Bernhard KochYes
12 Sep 201810:00 AMBio-Dynamic Research Institute DemeterYes
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Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Dr Mark Sweetingham, Managing Director, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development; Mr John Van Schagen, Manager, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development; Ms Katy Ashforth, Legal Officer, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development; Dr Rosalie McCauley, Senior Development Officer, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development on 11 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Gavin Bignell, Operations Manager, Co-operative Bulk Handling Group; Mr David Paton, Government and Industry Relations Manager, Co-operative Bulk Handling Group on 11 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Robert Phelps, Executive Director, Gene Ethics; Ms Jessica Harrison, GM Cropwatch Technician, Gene Ethics on 23 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Ms Shirley Collins, Representative, FOODwatch WA on 23 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Mark Anderson, General Manager, National Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia on 23 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Ben Copeman, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Certified Organic; Mr Sachin Ayachit, General Manager, Australian Certified Organic on 23 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Dr John Paull, Research Scientist on 24 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Ms Anne Jones, Manager, Gledhow Organics on 24 Apr 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Duncan Young, Grains Section President, WA Farmers Federation; Miss Maddison McNeil, Executive Officer, WA Farmers Federation on 3 May 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Gary McGill, Chairman, Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA; Mr John Snooke, Executive Member, Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA Grains Committee; Mr Brian Bradley, Associate Member, Pastoralists and Graziers Association of WA on 3 May 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Matthew Cossey, Chief Executive Officer, CropLife Australia; Mr Osman Mewett, Director, CropLife Australia on 3 May 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Tony May, Managing Director, Monsanto Australia on 3 May 2018
Evidence by.. Ms Larissa Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, Grain Industry Association of WA; Mr Michael Lamond, Agronomist, Grain Industry Association of WA on 3 May 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Peter Cocks, Chair of Bio-Dynamic Agricultural Association of Australia (WA) on 29 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Ian James, Deputy Chair, National Association of Sustainable Agriculture (WA); Mr David McFall, Committee Member, National Association of Sustainable Agriculture (WA) on 29 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Dr Karinne Ludlow, Associate Professor of Law on 31 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Professor Bernhard Koch, University of Innsbruck on 31 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Jeremy Tager, Campaigner, Friends of the Earth on 31 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Steen Bonde, Head of Department, Danish Agricultural Agency; Ms Naja Steen Andersen, Head of Section, Ministry of Environment and Food; Ms Karen Viggers, Head of Section, Ministry of Environment and Food; Mr Morten Storgaard, Special Consultant, Ministry of Environment and Food on 31 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Dr Anna Bunn, Senior Lecturer, Curtin University Law School; Mr Michael Douglas, Senior Lecturer, University of Western Australia Law School on 31 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Karl Sullivan, General Manager, Risk, Insurance Council of Australia on 31 Aug 2018
Evidence by.. Mr Ian Burns, representative, Bio-Dynamic Research Institute Demeter on 12 Sep 2018