This is the official homepage of the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors (ASGC), which represents over 400 members across Australia and New Zealand. We are a special interest group of the Human Genetics Society of Australasia (HGSA). The ASGC represents those providing genetic counselling or members of the HGSA working in related areas. The majority of the members are either training as or are certified genetic counsellors.

This site is provided for both our members and the public. Feel free to contact the Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors if you have any questions.

The Australasian Society of Genetic Counsellors (ASGC), the genetic counsellors' Special Interest Group of the HGSA, is a member of Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA). https://ahpa.com.au/allied-health-professions/genetic-counselling/.


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HGSA Strategic Plan 2023-2026

Posted on 7/06/2023
The HGSA Strategic plan for 2023-2026 is now published! Please read and look out for upcoming events, calls for working groups and other activities which could use your involvement!


GeneEQUAL team -Toolkit

Posted on 7/06/2023
The GeneEQUAL team have co-produced a comprehensive Educational Toolkit to help health care professionals discuss clinical genetics and genomic testing with people with intellectual disability.


SATB2 Associated Syndrome research

Posted on 6/06/2023
You are invited to participate in research aimed at acquiring insights from health and medical professionals regarding SATB2 Associated Syndrome and other rare medical conditions.


How do Professionals learn as they work?

Posted on 1/06/2023
We invite you to participate in a qualitative research study where you will reflect on how your work is changing due to digitalisation and how you are learning in this evolving context.


Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) - Guide for Assessment and Diagnosis

Posted on 1/06/2023
You are invited to complete the Australian Clinician’s Determinants Questionnaire, a survey to review the Australian Guide for Assessment and Diagnosis of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).


Vale for Dr Scott Mead

Posted on 31/05/2023
A quiet stoic, fiercely intellectual and a loyal friend to many. Scott will be deeply missed by all those who knew him.