The Queensland Labor Party government has denied it is DNA testing and recording thousands of Covid samples taken from Queenslanders since the Covid flu was introduced.
But Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has refused to confirm or deny if her father and former state Cabinet Minister, Henry Palaszczuk, has been appointed as chairman of a gene testing firm or large group possibly contracted to the government.
Cairns News emailed a media request to the Premier in February but it was ignored.
Cairns News can now confirm that Mr Palaszczuk actually is chairman of Singapore-registered and China-tied Gene Technology Alliance Foundation GTA基金会
“GTA Blockchain reports: On September 22, 2019 the GTA Gene Data Storage and Application Summit was grandly opened in Chaohu city of Anhui province. The event brought together celebrities, Nobel scientists, experts and scholars in the field of gene technology and data storage, sparking heated discussions on application of genetic big data and AI, gene data encryption and storage, human health and other relevant issues.
GTA Foundation Chairman Henry Palaszczuk told a world conference of gene technology leaders held in China, by leveraging the unique blockchain incentive mechanism, GTA encourages more individuals to participate in gene sequencing and storage.