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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 2017 31 January 2020
Member Dr. Thomas Higgins 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Prof. Robert Henry 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Dr. Richard Gordon 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Dr. Tessa Gargett 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Dr. Orin Chisholm 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Dr. Michael Michael 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Dr. Graham Bonnett 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Prof. Paul Young 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Dr. Jason Smythe 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Dr. Gabrielle O'Sullivan 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Prof. John Hayball 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Mrs. Laura Fell 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Member Dr. Robert Sward 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Dr. Rebecca McCrackan 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
Member Dr. Danny Llewellyn 1 February 2017 30 January 2020
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