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National Health and Medical Research Council - Embryo Research and Licensing Committee

Health and Aged Care
The Embryo Research Licensing Committee of the National Health and Medical Research Council 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. Creation date - 27/09/2020 (for 2021-2024 triennium)

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

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No, but noted in parent's annual report

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Regulatory / Review / Inquiry / Commission

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 1, 16 Marcus Clarke Street
    CANBERRA ACT 2601
    Australia

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Prof. Dianne Nicol 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Ms. Cal Volks 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Associate Prof Bernadette Richards 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Prof. Lynn Gillam AM 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Ms. Louise Johnson 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Dr. Carol Wicking 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Prof. Stephen Robson 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Prof. Sarah Robertson 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
Member Prof. Patrick Tam 30 September 2021 30 June 2024
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