This is the official homepage of the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors (ASGC), which represents over 400 members across Australia and New Zealand. We are a special interest group of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA). The ASGC represents those providing genetic counselling or members of the HGSA working in related areas. The majority of the members are either training as or are certified genetic counsellors.

This site is provided for both our members and the public. Feel free to contact the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors if you have any questions.

The Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors (ASGC), the genetic counsellors' Special Interest Group of the HGSA, is a member of Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA). https://ahpa.com.au/allied-health-professions/genetic-counselling/.


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ICG 2023 - Early bird Registration closing this Friday!

Posted on 29/03/2023
Early bird registration closes on Friday 31 March. Use your HGSA discount code to register!


HGSA Membership Renewals due

Posted on 29/03/2023
HGSA members can renew for the 2023-24 membership year.



Posted on 29/03/2023
SAVE THE DATE - ASDG 2024 Interim Scientific Meeting


HGSA Genetic Counsellor Supervisor Training Course

Posted on 29/03/2023
The HGSA would like to assess the interest of further Supervisor Training programs as outlined in the Supervision for Genetic Counsellors Policy.


QLD Branch Scholarship

Posted on 27/03/2023
QLD branch scholarship for ICG


Research interview invitation – exploring the genetic counselling needs of reproductive genetic carr

Posted on 15/03/2023
Researchers at the University of Western Australia want to hear about Australian clinical geneticist and pathology provider and genetic counsellor views on genetic counselling for reproductive genetic carrier screening.