GENETICALLY modified (GM) crops are officially legal to grow in South Australia, after parliament passed a bill lifting a 16-year ban on their cultivation.
LOCAL councils have been given the power to apply to remain genetically-modified (GM) crop-free as part of a deal to lift a 16-year ban on its cultivation.
LOCAL farmers are growing tired of the political tug-of-war taking place over the status of genetically modified (GM) crops in South Australia, while a group of local businesses have banded together to support continuing the ban on the controversial produce.
FOR the fourth time in seven months the upper house of State Parliament is set to dismiss a State Government push to lift the ban on cultivating genetically modified (GM) crops.
GENETICALLY modified (GM) crops are once again a source of debate in State Parliament, after one legislative council member moved to reintroduce a ban on their cultivation, while another introduced new legislation to unlock them for farmers.
STATE Parliament has been recalled for an extra sitting week, as the State Government continues its push to end a ban on cultivating genetically modified (GM) crops.
THE State Government has moved quickly to introduce legislation to parliament, giving it a second-crack at lifting the state’s genetically modified (GM) crop ban.
LOCAL farmers are fuming at State Parliament’s rejection of new laws which would allow them to grow genetically modified (GM) crops.