About Us


The Histotechnology Group of Queensland Incorporated (HGQ) is a not-for-profit association that facilitates the promotion and advancement of the art and science of histotechnology and related interests. The HGQ encourages the enhancement of knowledge through teaching and learning by the establishment and presentation of forums such as conferences, meetings, demonstrations and lectures, as well as laboratory visits.


The aim, structure and function of the New South Wales group was outlined to provide guidelines for the development of a similar organisation in Queensland. An interim committee was formed to undertake the initial development of the group and publication of a newsletter. This started as Histotext, and later became the “Tissue Paper.”


The objective of the group is the promotion and advancement of the Art and Science of Histotechnology and related interests.


Our goal is to hold regular meetings throughout the year. These may consist of one or more of the following. A presentation of original papers, Lectures and/or demonstrations, laboratory visits, new trade products or displays, problem solving discussion seminars.