Genetic information

Last updated: 28 February 2019

Use and disclosure of genetic information to a patient's genetic relatives under s 95AA of the Privacy Act: Guidelines for health practitioners in the private sector (2014) has been issued by the National Health and Medical Research Council with the approval of the Privacy Commissioner.

The guidelines are available on the Federal Register of Legislation. The section 95AA guidelines are also available on the National Health and Medical Research Council website Guidelines Approved under Section 95AA of the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).

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