Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee: Australia and New Zealand


The Australian and New Zealand Legal and Regulatory Affairs Committee of the ISCT serves the membership and others working in cellular therapy by providing information regarding Australia, New Zealand and international regulations, standards, guidance documents and published best practices, and by presenting the regulatory concerns of the membership back to regulatory agencies.

Projects & Objectives

  • ISCT Annual Meeting: The ANZ LRA is actively involved in the organization of the ISCT Annual Meeting. The ANZ LRA topic interests are included in the Quality and Operations Track. This committee also participates in the review of abstract submissions.
  • ISCT Global Regulatory Perspectives (GRP) Workshop: The ANZ LRA is actively involved in the development of the Annual GRP Roundtable Series that runs in conjunction with the annual meeting.
  • Educational Webinars: The ANZ LRA is involved in the planning of online webinar seminars.
  • ANZ LRA Watchdog: The committee develops frequent watchdog notifications of relevant TGA, Medsafe, and related regulatory news updates to the membership. These watchdog announcements are featured in the Telegraft.

The Committee

Headshot of Dominic Wall


Dominic Wall, PhD, FFSc (RCPA)

Peter MacCallum Cancer Center
East Melbourne, VIC, Australia

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Gabrielle O'Sullivan, PhD

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Sydney, NSW, Australia


Rosemarie Bell, BAppSc, MASM
Australian Clinical Labs

Ngaire Elwood, BSc, PhD
Royal Children's Hospital
Parkville, VIC, Australia

Janice Fogarty
Cell & Tissue Therapies WA
Department of Health Western Australia
Perth, WA, Australia

Patrick Foong, PhD
Western Sydney University
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Giulia Giunti, PhD
Malaghan Institute of Medical Research
Wellington, New Zealand

Michelle Hudson
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Mirja Krause, PhD
Hudson Institute of Medical Research
Clayton, VIC, Australia

Kasey Kime
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Auckland, New Zealand

Gerry McKiernan
Cell Therapies Pty Ltd
Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Melbourne, VIC, Australia

Paula Stoddart
Miltenyi Biotech Australia
North Ryde, NSW, Australia

Jessica Sue
Sydney Cord Blood Bank
Sydney, NSW, Australia

Craig Wright, MSc
Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Sydney, NSW, Australia