Other sources of information about genomics

Here, you will find resources that help explain genetics, genomics and genomic testing. Some of this material was developed by Australian Genomics, specifically for Australians. Other resources have an international focus and highlight genomic trends in other countries. 

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Insurance – Australian Genomics Factsheet

This factsheet explains the current situation in Australia relating to how genetic or genomic testing could impact your insurance policies. This factsheet was developed by Australian Genomics for Australians.
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Life insurance products and genetic testing in Australia

This factsheet talks about the impact of genetic testing on life insurance products in Australia. This factsheet explains complex situations and should be discussed with your health professional.
Source: Centre for Genetics Education NSW Health (Australia)
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This webpage discusses how insurance can be affected by genomic testing. Note: this information was developed for the UK and for a specific project where most people participating are healthy, so some of this information may be different in Australian and depend on what your genetic/genomic test is for.
Source: Genomics England (UK)
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