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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. Constantine Michael AO 9 February 2016 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Martin Pera 9 February 2016 30 June 2018
Member Dr. Anne Clark 9 February 2016 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Patrick Tam 13 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Mr. Michael Condon 13 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Mr. Robert Pask 13 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member A/Prof Bernadette Richards 13 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member A/Prof Sheryl de Lacey 13 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Prof. Dianne Nicol 13 August 2015 30 June 2018
Member Ms. Elizabeth Kay Oke 6 February 2017 30 June 2018
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