Welcome to The Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society

This is the central website of the Society and the gateway to pages devoted to each of the nine branches and information relevant to the Society as a whole.

ANZFSS Symposium Award applications announced

Over 120 applications for ANZFSS Symposium Awards were received, and a total of 60 Executive ANZFSS Symposium Awards have been allocated to members. A full list of Executive Award recipients can be found here. Each Branch has also been considering local awards, with these decisions finalised or close to that now. Congratulations to all who have received an award. We look forward to seeing you all in Perth.


ANZFSS ACT Branch Cognitive and Human Factors Workshop

The ANZFSS ACT Branch is organising a training workshop on Cognitive and Human Factors in Forensic Decision Making, to be presented by Dr Itiel Dror on 7th and 8th May 2018 in Canberra. Further information about the workshop, and the registration form can be found here.

ANZFSS Council offered two scholarships to General Members from any Branch to attend this workshop. The successful applicants are Gerard Dutton (Tas Branch) and James Inskip (WA Branch).


Announcing the 2017 Allan Hodda Memorial Award recipient…

ANZFSS Council is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2017 Allan Hodda Memorial Award is Dr SallyAnn Harbison (ESR, NZ). She plans to travel to London and Amsterdam in May 2018 to learn more about the practical applications of massively parallel sequencing in forensic science (including development of quality standards), next generation sequencing technology, and current developments/future research in mRNA typing for body fluid ID in routine casework.


ANZFSS Symposium 2018