Queensland Branch

The Queensland branch of ANZFSS is comprised of like-minded individuals and professionals who share a love of forensic science. We are passionate about the continued advancement of forensic science, and encourage the involvement and development of new practitioners and students.

We recognise the continued excellence of our branch members and assist in engagement in various areas of expertise. We look forward to welcoming you to our branch and providing support, experience and a chance to network with fellow forensic scientists and  enthusiasts.

Branch Executive

Dr Annu Nangia

I graduated from dentistry in 1995 and I am a registered Specialist Orthodontist in private practice. I have always had a keen interest in forensic dentistry and work part-time with the Forensic Odontology team in Brisbane
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Shiona Croft

Vice President
I am an Illicit Drug Chemist within the Forensic Chemistry Department at QHFSS and have been for 15 years. I hold a Bachelor of Applied Science from the QUT and two Masters degrees
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Ishvi Williams

I am a Forensic Chemistry graduate from GU, a Chartered Member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, and committee member of the Clandestine Laboratory Investigating Chemists Association.
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Biljana Micic

I am a Scientist in the Analytical section at Forensic DNA Analysis at QHFSS and have worked there since 2005.
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Committee Members

A/Prof Sarah Cresswell

I obtained my PhD in 1998 and am an Associate Professor in Forensic Chemistry at GU. 
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Kerry-Anne Lancaster

I am a scientist within the Forensic DNA laboratory at QHFSS and have worked within the department for the last 16 years.  I have undertaken various roles in that time,
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Lucy Maxwell

I am a senior forensic scientist (chemist) with the Analytical Services Unit in the Scientific Section of the QPS. I was acknowledged as a VC Scholar when graduating with a Master of Scientific Studies (Chemistry) from the University of New England in 2018.
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Aaron Schulze

I am a forensic chemist within the Clandestine laboratory team at QHFSS. Previously, I was a forensic chemist within the Illicit drug group and had been with the team since 2008.
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Carl Streeting

I am a Forensic Scientist attached to the QPS, Scientific Section, Ballistics Unit where my principal duties include firearm related examinations and attending firearm related crime scenes to support criminal investigations. 
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Branch Events

27 October 2022 - 27 October 2022

Qld AGM + Branch Presentation

The 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on 27th October 2022 at Queensland Police Service (QPS) headquarters from 6pm. This year we also have Senior Sergeant Gerard Simpfendorfer, the De...

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18 August 2022 - 18 August 2022

The North Mackay Explosion – Sgt Darren Smith

An explosion occurs in the early morning hours in 2019 on a busy street in North Mackay. Shortly thereafter, an unidentified deceased male is located nearby. Initially treated as a potential bomb s...

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21 July 2022 - 21 July 2022

Qld Branch Presentation – Snr Sgt Ritchie Callaghan AFTER, case studies and The Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) process

Our next exciting presentation is from Snr Sgt Callaghan, with this  presentation initially planned for March 2020. Snr Sgt Callaghan has worked as a Scenes of Crime Officer for 25 years. Between ...

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Branch News

24/06/2022 | General

Qld Branch Symposium Awards

  The Qld Branch is thrilled to announce the recipients of an ANZFSS (Qld branch) Symposium Award to attend the 25th International Symposium to be held in Brisbane in September 2022. https://...

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19/06/2022 | Queensland

Qld Branch Online Presentation – Kristy Winter – International Committee of the Red Cross: An Anthropology Account

The Qld branch invites you to join us for our next online presentation hosted by Kristy Winter, to be held via Zoom on Tuesday 21st June 2022 at 6pm (AEST). Kristy is a Forensic Anthropologist by t...

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