About Us

Mission and Objectives

Queensland Genomics aims to accelerate the adoption of genomic medicine into mainstream or ‘everyday’ healthcare to benefit all Queenslanders. Through Queensland Genomics, Queensland’s healthcare system will be better prepared to utilise the benefits presented by genomic medicine and, more broadly, precision medicine.

Therefore, Queensland Genomics, as an investment and collaboration vehicle, focuses on:

  • developing clinical utility evidence for genomics in everyday healthcare,

  • identifying and addressing priority capabilities and infrastructure required to support genomics-based medicine,

  • activating community and clinical engagement in the program of work, and

  • increasing public awareness and understanding of genomics.

With a longer-term mission to improve the health of Queenslanders, Queensland Genomics vision will be achieved through its core objectives: