Tasmania Branch

The Tasmanian Branch currently has over 30 members from diverse forensic disciplines. We hold meetings every two months in Hobart (and online), with presentations and discussions on a wide range of specialist areas in forensic science and criminal justice. We invite guest speakers from Tasmania, interstate and overseas.

The Branch facilitates occasional workshops for members. Previous topics have included cognitive bias, human performance testing, and evaluative reporting. Our branch hosted the ANZFSS Symposium in Hobart in 2012, with 750 delegates from 35 countries. We offer travel awards to support members’ attendance at ANZFSS symposia.

We welcome enquiries from prospective members.

Branch Executive

Dr Loene Howes

I am a senior lecturer in Criminology at the University of Tasmania
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Dr Charles Connor

Vice President
I have been employed as a Forensic Biologist at Forensic Science Service Tasmania since 2002.
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Sergeant Gerard Dutton

I have been an ANZFSS member for over 25 years and Treasurer for the Tasmanian branch for the past ten.
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Phoebe Carter

I have been an ANZFSS member since 2016, a General Committee member for two years and Secretary of the Tasmanian Branch since 2021.
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Branch News

17/08/2022 | Tasmania

Tasmania Branch News – Symposium Support

ANZFSS Symposium Support The Tasmanian Branch is pleased to announce the recipients of conference support for the ANZFSS Symposium 2022. A special committee was convened to assess branch applicatio...

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10/01/2022 | General

Tasmanian Branch News

Members of the Tasmanian Branch in Hobart felt very fortunate to have face-to-face meetings throughout 2021. This offered an opportunity to showcase local talent and that of one interstate visitor ...

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