The ANZFSS works to encourage the advancement of forensic science.

Membership of the society is open to all who have a professional or active interest in forensic science, including students.

New members are welcome. Please note it is no longer possible to join the society or renew your membership through the Queensland Branch.

Membership can be applied for or renewed here.

Benefits of membership include:

  • Involvement in a learned and an impartial society governed by a Code of Professional Practice
  • Participation in the world advancement of forensic science
  • Access to a variety of branch and society-wide awards
  • Information sharing and fellowship

Membership of the ANZFSS, subject to eligibility, can currently be sought in one of the following three categories:

Professional Member

(a) a General Member who:

(i) has been a General Member for a continuous period of at least three years or has made an equivalent professional contribution to a forensics-related field; and

(ii) is recognised as a professional in a forensic-related field; and

(iii) has a qualification from an accredited tertiary institution or has equivalent relevant forensic experience and formal training; and

(iv) has successfully applied for professional membership on the relevant application form.

Click here to find out more about Professional Membership.

General Member

(a)  has current or previous employment in a forensic discipline or employment related to forensic science; and

(b)  has a qualification from an accredited tertiary institution or relevant forensic experience.

Student Member

(a) is currently enrolled full-time at an accredited tertiary institution; and

(b) has an active interest in forensic science.

Associate Member

(a) is not eligible for General or Student membership; but

(b) demonstrates an active interest in forensic science.

The cost of membership for 2019-2020 is:

Professional: $140 AUD (first year) / $120 AUD (renewals)

General: $55.00 AUD

Student: $35.00 AUD

Associate: $45.00 AUD