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Department of Health | Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology

The Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology was previously known as the Gene Technology Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council). The then Ministerial Council was established by the intergovernmental Gene Technology Agreement 2001, to govern the activities of theGene Technology Regulator

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Gene Technology Standing Committee

The Gene Technology Standing Committee provides high level support to the Legislative and Governance Forum on Gene Technology (GT Forum). The GT Forum was previously known as Gene Technology Ministerial Council.

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The Gene Technology Agreement

The Gene Technology Agreement (GTA) is an inter-governmental agreement which sets out the understanding between Commonwealth, State and Territory governments regarding the establishment of a nationally consistent regulatory system for gene technology.

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Gene therapy | Better Health Channel

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Haemophilia - carrying the gene - Haemophilia Foundation Australia

Information on carrying the altered gene causing haemophilia for women. This answers questions such as can females have haemophilia; what the symptoms are; how to manage bleeding problems; pregnancy and childbirth; and tips from other women who carry the gene.

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Cytogenetics - Lab Tests Online AU

Introduction to a series of articles developed to provide a behind the scenes look at clinical laboratories.

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The future - Lab Tests Online AU

Introduction to a series of articles developed to provide a behind the scenes look at clinical laboratories.

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Haemoglobin Variants - Lab Tests Online AU

Haemoglobin is a molecule made up of two parts, an iron containing portion called haem and four amino acid chains that form the globin portion

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Genetic testing - Cancer Council Australia

If you have a strong history of cancer in the family, genetic testing can be used to determine if you have the faulty gene. Find out more here.

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Food - genetically modified (GM) | Better Health Channel

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