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

A/Prof Sarah Cresswell

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

Dr Annu Nangia (Past President)

I graduated from dentistry in 1995 and I am a registered Specialist Orthodontist in private practice.
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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.
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Scarlet Hopkins

I graduated a Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice from Griffith University in 2022.
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Branch Events

12 October 2023 - 12 October 2023

AGM and Branch Presentation

2023 AGM and branch presentation – The Bayden-Clay Homicide Investigation, Senior Sgt Ewen Taylor (Forensic Manager for the Bayden-Clay Homicide Investigation).  Join us for our Annual Gener...

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Branch News

15/06/2023 | General

Qld Branch Symposium Awards announcement

The Qld Branch is thrilled to announce the recipients of an ANZFSS (Qld branch) Symposium Award to attend the 23rd Triennial Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences in conjunc...

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26/05/2023 | General

Qld Branch Symposium Scholarship applications are now open

– APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED – The Queensland branch is thrilled to announce that scholarship applications to attend IAFS/ANZFSS Symposium 2023 are now open. This year, we are excited...

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06/03/2023 | General

Queensland Branch News – A look at 2022

As Queensland eased itself out of lockdowns and the continued ramifications of Covid, the branch was fortunate to restart our face-to-face presentations and social events in late 2021 and into 2022...

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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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