Disclosing Genetic Information to At-risk RelativesDescription
Recent reforms to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cwlth) have led to a single set of Australian Privacy Principles (APPs), replacing the former National Privacy Principles (NPPs) and Information Privacy Principles (IPPs).
Although a key objective of the reforms was to ensure greater consistency on privacy regulation in Australia, the law surrounding disclosure of genetic information to at-risk genetic relatives varies across Australia.
- Become aware of legislative developments and implications of the lack of uniformity and the consequent need for a collaborative, uniform approach by Australian states and territories
GP, GP Registrar, Specialist, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor
ACRRM - Fellow: 0.5 pts
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 0.5 pts
RACGP: 1 pt