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Victorian Clinical Genetics Services (VCGS) is a specialist prenatal, childhood and adult genetics service. Located on site at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Melbourne, services include integrated genetic consultations, counselling, testing and diagnostic services for children, adults, families, and prospective parents.

The service is an Australian not-for-profit subsidiary of Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and is located at The Royal Children's Hospital (RCH).

Services provided

VCGS offers a comprehensive range of reproductive screening and diagnostic testing options with expert laboratory and clinical support.

Tests include:

  • non -invasive prenatal
  • genetic carrier screening
  • maternal serum screening
  • diagnostic testing to identify chromosomal changes
  • newborn screening
  • metabolic disorders
  • neurogenetic disorders
  • cardiac

To see the full range of testing please visit the VCGS websiteExternal Link .


Contact the VCGS service or discuss with your GP (doctor).

How to access

Discuss with your GP or contact 1300 118 247 or call +(03) 8341 6212 or email:


Please discuss with your GP or the service staff.



Genetic services