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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Australian Genomics: National Clinical Consent Consultation

Posted on 7/12/2022
Australian Genomics invites HGSA members to participate in the consultation about the newly developed consent package as a part of the National Clinical Consent for Genetic and Genomic Testing project.


ICHG 2023 Early Bird Discounted Registration extended to 15 December 2022

Posted on 5/12/2022
Early Bird Discounted Registration extended to 15 December 2022


EOI for Diagnostic Genomics BOC

Posted on 30/11/2022
The Board of Censors (BOC) in Diagnostic Genomics is seeking a cytogeneticist to join us.


Australasian genetics/genomics workforce census

Posted on 26/11/2022
We need your help so we can… Design better HGSA programs and activities Better represent you when advocating and lobbying around workforce capacity, demand, service provision, item numbers...


Public consultation is open on the expansion of Australia’s newborn bloodspot screening programs

Posted on 11/11/2022
The Federal Government is seeking community feedback on expansion of NBS.


New Website Launched

Posted on 9/11/2022
Welcome to the new HGSA website