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The Gene Technology Technical Advisory Committee (GTTAC) function is to provide scientific and technical advice at the request of the Gene Technology Regulator (the Regulator) or the Legislative Governance Forum on Gene Technology relating to genetically modified organisms (GMOs), gene technology, and biosafety. The Regulator must consult GTTAC on the risk assessment of all licence applications for the environmental release of GMOs.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Gene Technology Act 2000

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    20

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    21 June 2001

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. John Rasko AO 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Michael Michael 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Grant Logan 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Tessa Gargett 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Prof. Geraldine O'Neill 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Kelly Pearce 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Prof. Jane Visvader 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Prof. Calum Wilson 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Prof. Fiona Cameron 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Prof. Michael Considine 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Paul Downey 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Gabrielle O'Sullivan 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Jason Smythe 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Prof. Paul Young 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
Member Dr. Graham Bonnett 1 February 2020 31 January 2023
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