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Downing of MH17 – The Forensic and DVI Response
In 2014, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in Ukraine. 41 passengers who were temporary or permanent residents of Australia perished, the largest single loss of Australian lives offshore since the Bali Bombings in 2002. The Australian Government launched Operation Bring them Home, to search, recover and identify the Australian victims.
National Manager Specialist Operations with the Australian Federal Police, Simon Walsh’s presentation will detail the Forensic and victim identification aspects of this operation.
Wednesday 13th February; 6:30 pm for a 7 pm start
Napier Room 1.02, North Terrace Campus, University of Adelaide
ANZFSS Members: Free Non-Members: $10
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2018 ANZFSS Symposium Awards
Congratulations to the SA Branch Members who obtained awards at the Symposium!
Duncan Taylor, Best Oral Presentation, Biological Criminalistics
Thekla Ganiaris, Best Poster, Biological Criminalistics
Denice Higgins, Best Poster, Document Examination
Ted Silenieks, Best Poster, Crime Scene Examination
Special congratulations also to:
Darren Bails, Carolyne Bird, and Hilton Kobus for receiving Life Membership of the Society
Of interest is that Carolyne is both the youngest and first female life member of the Society!
Roger Byard, for receiving the John Harber Phillips Award.
To see the media release please click here.
ANZFSS Symposium Award Recipients
Congratulations to the SA Branch Members who have received funding at the Executive and/or SA Branch level to attend the Symposium in Perth this year!
Ross Vining Memorial Student Scholarship: Eliza Moule
Sandy Congdon Memorial Scholarship: Danielle Butzbach
Luke Volgin Julianne Henry Denice Higgins Duncan Taylor Ted Silenieks Thekla Ganiaris
Janet Dubrich Peter Stockham Greg Abroe Andrew Camilleri Karen Thai
March 2018 Newsletter out now!
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ANZFSS SA Branch Wine Special – limited stock!
Sorry to anyone that was interested – we are working with Show Block Estates to get another vintage of wine and will send out details once we have a deal in place!