Who We Are

The AFS (Australian Forensic Society) was formed in 1971 to bring together scientists, police, criminalists, pathologists, and legal professionals actively involved in the field of forensic science. In 1988, the AFS recognised New Zealand members and changed its name to ANZFSS.

Our main objective is to enhance the quality of forensic science through our global symposiums, as well as organizing branch-specific events and meetings focused on advancing expertise in the field of forensic science. ANZFSS accepts membership from all persons with bona fide interests in forensic science and has a Code of Professional Practice for its members.

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Latest Events

21 August 2024 - 21 August 2024

2024 Qld Branch Symposium

Attention all students and early-career practioners! This is your opportunity to present your research to the forensic community! We are seeking abstracts from you to present at our 2024 Branch Sym...

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Latest News

23/06/2024 | General

VIC Branch News

A quick update about all things Victoria branch over the first half of the year. We started the year strong with two seminars from the Ballistics discipline with Angus Newton’s ‘Forensic Insigh...

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06/06/2024 | General

WA Branch News 2024

  It’s been a busy time for the WA branch! First, our face-to-face seminar program is back in full swing. In February we were delighted to host Angus Newton (ESR New Zealand) sharing key les...

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10/05/2024 | General

Qld Branch News 2024

What a year and we are looking forward to seeing you at upcoming presentation and networking events. Thank you again to all our speakers who generously donated their time to present. We are incredi...

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The Ian Riebeling Memorial Medal

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The Bryan Found Memorial Symposium Award

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The Allan Hodda Memorial Award

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