Finding cures for children's genetic diseases

More Resources

These are excellent organisations and resources within Australia with specific expertise providing genetics education and/or support to families affected by genetic disease or cancer.

Cancer Australia Logo
Children's Cancer website maintained by the Australian Government has information for families and health professionals, including information on clinical trials available. 

The Association of Genetic Support of Australasia (AGSA)

Provides support and information for individuals and families affected by a genetic condition.


Centre for Genetics Education

Provides excellent up-to-date and relevant information to individuals and family members affected by genetic conditions and the professionals who work with them.  The Centre's research and education activities aim to bring genetics information to the widest audience possible.


Provides high school science teachers education resources relevant to the Australian Curriculum, covering the fields of nanotechnology and biotechnology. All resources can be printed out for classroom use and include activities, experiments and teachers' guides.

DNA from the beginning
DNA from the beginning, an animated site introducing DNA, genes and heredity.

A medical genetics information source.

For interesting science - Explained! See the new Nova website