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The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) - Embryo Research Licensing Committee considers applications for licences to conduct certain types of research involving human embryos. It is responsible for monitoring compliance with legislation through the appointment of inspectors and taking necessary enforcement action, such as cancelling or suspending licences.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Research Involving Human Embryos Act 2002

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    9

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

    1 July 2015

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Dianne Nicol 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member Mrs. Dianne Petrie OAM 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Louise Johnson 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member Ms. Elizabeth Kay Oke 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member A/Prof Bernadette Richards 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Stephen Robson 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Justin St John 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member Prof. Patrick Tam 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
Member A/Prof Sheryl de Lacey 26 September 2018 30 June 2021
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