Implementation Plan for the National Health Genomics Policy Framework

Closed 7 Jan 2018

Opened 3 Dec 2017



The Commonwealth Department of Health (the Department) is seeking feedback on the draft Implementation Plan for the National Health Genomics Policy Framework (the Framework).  

The Framework was developed by the Commonwealth and states and territories under Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council governance arrangements. It was agreed by the Council of Australian Governments Health Council in November 2017. You can view the Framework by following the links below.

The purpose of the Implementation Plan is to identify, map and drive activities required to develop, support and maintain the implementation of the Framework. It is a joint Commonwealth and state and territory document, which outlines the coordinated action needed to integrate genomics into the Australian health care system.

How to provide input

A word template is attached for you to download and complete. You may choose to respond to the specific questions and/or provide track changes. Please forward your submissions to

Please indicate whether the Department may publicly release the submitter's details and/or their submission. 

What happens next?

The draft Implementation Plan has been written as an outline which will be revised in more detail to take into account feedback from the consultation process. The final Implementation Plan will be submitted to Australian Health Ministers for endorsement mid-2018.



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